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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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Commonwealth Day: Delivering a common future

On 9 March – Commonwealth Day – 17 Commonwealth Scholars along with Chevening Scholars and an ACU Blue Charter Fellow from 11 Commonwealth countries in total met the Patron of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, The Duchess of Sussex, at Buckingham Palace, ahead of the Commonwealth Service. The Duchess spoke with Scholars studying and researching […]

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Championing women’s voices on Wikipedia

International Women’s Day is held every year on 8 March. As part of this day we want to highlight an event which was organised by Commonwealth Rutherford Fellow Namrata Ganneri with the University of York to help raise the profile of women scientists. Keep reading to find out more. Closing the gender gap on Wikipedia […]

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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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2019 BJAP winner Fred Ikanda reflects on his presentation at the 3rd Biennial Conference, African and Africana Knowledges

Written by Dr Fred Nyongesa Ikanda (2010 Scholar from Kenya, PhD Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge). Fred was the alumni winner of the 60th Anniversary (2019) Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize. He was awarded a conference grant to attend and participate in an academic conference he otherwise would not be able […]

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