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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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Cape Town Commonwealth Alumni

Commonwealth alumni gather in Cape Town

Commonwealth alumni in Cape Town came together in October 2017 to welcome home South African Commonwealth Scholars who recently completed their studies in the UK. At the event, James Phillips (Senior Alumni Engagement Officer at the CSC) reminded alumni to keep in touch with the CSC, to support the monitoring and evaluation of the Commonwealth Scholarship […]

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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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