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Gambian Women: Role models for fruitful and equal opportunities

Organised by Caleb Nwongbouwoh Muefong (2016 Commonwealth Scholar, MSc Biomedical Sciences, University of Edinburgh) To mark this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD), Commonwealth Alumnus Caleb N Muefong organised an event on Monday 9 March to promote Sustainable Development Goal 5: achieving gender equality and empower all women and girls. The event titled, ‘Gambian women: Role […]

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Commonwealth awareness session for youths at universities in Rwanda

Organised by Gatera Fiston Kitema (2018 Scholar from Rwanda, MSc Public Health for Eye Care, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) On Friday 6 March 2020 recently returned Commonwealth Scholar, Gatera Fiston Kitema, organised an event titled ‘Commonwealth Awareness for Youth’. to mark this year’s Commonwealth Day and  promote the 2020 Commonwealth theme, ‘Delivering […]

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Welcome Home Reception for Returning Commonwealth Scholars

CSC Alumni Tanzania A welcome home reception and workshop for recently returned Commonwealth Scholars in Tanzania was held on the 29 February 2020 by the British Council Tanzania. The event provided an opportunity for Scholars to reconnect with their peers, network and identify potential partnerships, and engage with the CSC alumni community in Tanzania. The […]

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Welcome Home Reception for Returning Commonwealth Scholars

CSC Alumni Pakistan A Welcome Home Reception for recently returned Commonwealth Scholars and alumni was held on 27 January at the Marriott Hotel Islamabad. The event hosted a panel discussion on ‘The UK Education Journey, Prospects of 21st Century Employment and Challenges’. Panellists were drawn from diverse professional backgrounds, and included: Farah Samuel (2017 Scholar, […]

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Mrs Rita Kusi Kyerewaa, Commonwealth scholar and Head of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations

The Future is Accessible: Access and Empowerment for People of All Abilities

CSC Alumni in Ghana This article is to revisit a panel discussion on access and empowerment held to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which takes place annually on 3 December. The discussion was held on 5 December 2019 at the British Council in Accra. The event was aimed at strengthening awareness about the […]

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CSC Chair, Richard Middleton, sits with a group of alumni discussing and writing their thoughts on the aims of an alumni association in Rwanda

Building a new alumni association in Rwanda

CSC Alumni Rwanda Meeting Organised by Gatera Fiston Kitema (2018 Shared Scholar, MSc Public Health for Eye Care, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), the event brought together alumni in Rwanda to discuss the work achieved so far in establishing an alumni association in Rwanda and ways for alumni to support the Commonwealth Heads […]

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