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New Chair of Commonwealth Scholarship Commission appointed

Richard Middleton has been appointed Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom. Richard, who was recently appointed a Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Middlesex University, will take up the post on 1 January 2015. He succeeds Professor Tim Unwin in the role. The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom (CSC) awards over 900 […]

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New study finds that scholarships support key Commonwealth principles on democracy

Higher education and international scholarships are boosting good governance and democratic principles in countries across the Commonwealth, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK published today. The report, launched at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth, Australia, shows that Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows are involved in […]

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Asia-Pacific region benefiting from Commonwealth Scholarships

Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows from the Asia-Pacific region are having an impact on key areas of importance to the region, including science, health, and education, according to a new report published by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK today. The report, which analyses survey responses from former Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows from 14 Commonwealth […]

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Health practitioners benefit from development fellowships

26 public health professionals from developing countries are among the beneficiaries of the 2010 Commonwealth Professional Fellowships scheme, announced today. 56 Professional Fellows in total will work with UK organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors, each of whom make a significant commitment of time and in-kind resources. Many of the Fellowships, which are […]

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UK universities support extra Commonwealth Scholars from developing countries

Almost 30 additional Commonwealth Scholars will be coming to study in the UK this year, thanks directly to the contributions of UK universities, according to figures published this week to coincide with the Universities Week campaign: ‘What’s the Big Idea?’ The scholarships have been made possible by a new arrangement between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission […]

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Scholarships aid international health targets, says new study

Higher education and international scholarships have made a significant contribution to the achievement of health targets set by the Millennium Development Goals, according to a new report from the DFID-funded Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom, published today. The report, based on survey returns from over 2,000 former Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows, found that, […]

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