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Defending Women’s Rights in Bangladesh

This article is a revisit to when the CSC Alumni in Bangladesh held a workshop in 2018 to support International Women Rights Defenders Day. Keep reading to find out more about the day and how the association helped empower victims of gender violence. To mark International Women Rights Defenders Day, on the 29 November 2018 […]

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Celebrating the CSC’s 60th anniversary

This year the CSC is celebrating its 60th anniversary and has called upon its UK institutions to host events for their Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows. The University of Leeds and the University of Cambridge hosted two such events on the 11 and 12 March respectively. Both events recognised and celebrated the achievements of our Commonwealth […]

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Supporting representation in a Connected Commonwealth

CSC Alumni South Africa As part of this year’s Commonwealth theme, ‘A Connected Commonwealth’, on 20 March 2019 the UK in South Africa hosted a roundtable discussion for Commonwealth and Chevening Alumni at the UK Trade Commissioner’s Residence in Johannesburg. The purpose of this event was to engage alumni in discussions focusing on the state of […]

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Ruksana Rimi and Fred Ikanda win the 60th anniversary (2019) Best Journal Article Prize

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) and Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce Ruksana Haque Rimi and Fred Ikanda as the Scholar and alumni winners of the 60th anniversary (2019) Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize. Ruksana was selected for her article Risks of pre-monsoon extreme rainfall events of Bangladesh: is anthropogenic […]

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Reconnecting for a Commonwealth Alumni Community

CSC Alumni Malaysia Commonwealth Alumni in Malaysia gathered on 23 February 2019. The event provided an opportunity for alumni to reconnect with their peers, establish networking and partnerships, and further develop the Commonwealth Alumni community in Malaysia. As part of the event, alumni worked together to develop a list of suggestions for future engagement. This […]

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Commemorating International Day for Disaster Reduction in St Lucia

CSC Alumni St Lucia International Day for Disaster Reduction was introduced in 1989, after a call by the United Nations General Assembly for a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. Held every year on 13 October, the day celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure […]

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