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Malaysian Commonwealth alumni form association and welcome home Scholars

Malaysian Commonwealth alumni gathered on 29 November 2016 to welcome home recently returned Commonwealth Scholars at a reception held in Kuala Lumpur, hosted by British Council Malaysia. The event was attended by Commonwealth Scholarship Commissioner Sarah Laessig and CSC Programme Officer Vanessa Worthington, who were in Malaysia for the 8th Pan Commonwealth Forum on Distance Learning. Clare Walker, […]

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Global Leaders: a UK Government Scholars regional event

On 10 January 2017, 58 Scholars from the three UK government scholarship schemes – Chevening, Commonwealth, and Marshall Scholarships – came together for the Global Leaders event in Durham. The event, for Scholars at universities in north east England, was kindly hosted and organised by Durham University Business School, in collaboration with the three scholarship schemes. […]

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2017 Best Journal Article Prize open for entries!

The CSC and the Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce that the 2017 Best Journal Article Prize is now open for entries. The Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize is awarded for the most outstanding article published in a recognised peer-review journal of high standing by a current or recent […]

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UK citizens: apply now for 2017 Commonwealth Scholarships to study abroad

Applications are now open for 2017 Commonwealth Scholarships for UK citizens to study in the following countries: Bangladesh Botswana Ghana Kenya Mauritius Pakistan Swaziland Tanzania Uganda University of the West Indies The scholarships provide full tuition fees, living allowance, a return airfare, and other allowances. The closing date for applications is 10 March 2017. More information […]

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Commonwealth Alumnus Susan North at Victoria and Albert Museum with Commonwealth Scholars

Alumni Ambassador meets current scholars for tour of Victoria and Albert Museum

Commonwealth alumnus Susan North (1991 MA, Courtauld Institute of Art) recently met with 24 on-award Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows to talk about her work as a curator of fashion at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.  At the event on Tuesday 06th December, Susan gave an overview of the history of the museum and her work, before […]

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Commonwealth Alumnus Jethro Abel

South Africa hosts first welcome home reception for Commonwealth alumni

British Council Country Director for South Africa Mr Colm McGivern recently hosted South Africa’s first welcome home reception for returning Commonwealth alumni on Wednesday 26th October in Johannesburg. In addition to 30 Commonwealth alumni were on-award South African scholars studying via distance learning programmes and Commonwealth Scholarship Endowment Fund scholars studying at South African universities.  Representatives […]

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