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Deputy Minister of Higher Education, The Hon Dr Becky Ndjoze-OJo MP with recently returned Commonwealth alumni

Namibian Commonwealth alumni welcome home recent graduates

Namibian Commonwealth alumni recently came together in Windhoek to welcome back four Commonwealth Scholars who finished their studies and returned home earlier this year. The Hon Dr Becky Ndjoze-Ojo MP (Deputy Minister of Higher Education), Professor Osmund Mwandemele (Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Namibia), HE Jo Lomas (British High Commissioner to Namibia), and […]

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2016 Taylor and Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Winner Dr Olivia Faull with Mr Richard Middleton, Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK and Elizabeth Walker from Taylor and Francis Group.

2016 Best Journal Article Prize presented to winner

Dr Olivia Faull, winner of the 2016 Taylor and Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, was presented with her award at a recent event at the Wellcome Trust in London, UK. Olivia received her award from Richard Middleton, Chair of the CSC, and Elizabeth Walker, Publisher at Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group – sponsors […]

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Rwandan Commonwealth alumni meet for first time

The first-ever Commonwealth alumni event in Rwanda was held in August 2016, as part of the opening day of the Association of Commonwealth Universities’ Summer School at the University of Rwanda, Kigali. Alumni joined Summer School delegates for the introductory lecture on ‘Understanding the post-2015 development agenda’ by Dr Jeannette Bayisenge (Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Gender Studies, University […]

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Alumni and Distance Learning Scholars link in Uganda

Ugandan Commonwealth alumni working within the public health sector met with current Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholars in Kampala in July 2016, to share their scholarship journey and talk about their current work. The Distance Learning Scholars – all studying at the University of Edinburgh – had the chance to ask questions and gain a real-life perspective […]

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Malawian Commonwealth alumni meet applicants

Prospective Commonwealth Scholarship applicants had the chance to learn more about Commonwealth Scholarships directly from Malawian Commonwealth alumni at an event held at the Malawi-Liverpool Wellcome Trust in Blantyre in August 2016. The event, which was hosted by Prof Brian Faragher (Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner and Chair in Medical Statistics at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) also provided […]

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Commonwealth alumni gather in Ghana

More than 60 Commonwealth alumni came together in Accra, Ghana, in July 2016 to celebrate the nearly 2,000 Ghanaian citizens who have benefited from a Commonwealth Scholarship since the scheme started in 1959. 75 Ghanaians have been selected to come to the UK on a Commonwealth Scholarship or Fellowship in the 2016-2017 academic year, and […]

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