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Find out more about the impact of Commonwealth Scholars

Find out more about the impact of Commonwealth Scholars

The CSC’s Evaluation and Monitoring Programme aims to identify and quantify the impact of Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships on individuals, on institutions, and on a wider scale on communities and societies. This work is coordinated by a team at the CSC Secretariat and overseen by the CSC’S Evaluation and Monitoring Committee, which includes both Commissioners and representatives […]


Successes and complexities: the outcomes of UK Commonwealth Scholarships 1960-2012

01 April 2016

Since 2012, the CSC has been conducting a cycle of evaluation surveys designed to generate insight into the experiences, achievements, and difficulties of our alumni. By mid-2015, we had sent a survey to 100% of the members of our alumni network for whom we had current contact details. Almost 2,100 Scholars and Fellows responded to […]

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Commonwealth Scholars Radio 2016

01 April 2016

Connect and communicate: academic engagement with modern media 44 Commonwealth Master’s Scholars attended the Connect and Communicate workshop held at the historic and scenic Cumberland Lodge in March 2016. The workshop considered the evolving channels for communication, the role of the media in connecting with communities, and the ways in which academia is attempting to […]

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Scholars celebrate Commonwealth Day

21 March 2016

Commonwealth Scholars were involved in three major events held last week to mark Commonwealth Day on 14 March. The theme for this year was ‘An inclusive Commonwealth’. Scholars studying in the field of education attended the Annual Commonwealth Day Westminster Seminar on the morning of 14 March, hosted by the Council for Education in the […]

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Evaluation profile: Sultana Khanum

25 January 2016

Dr Sultana Khanum was a Commonwealth PhD Scholar at the University of Keele between 1990 and 1994, and she returned to the UK as a Commonwealth Academic Fellow at the University of Manchester for six months in 2003. She has been a Professor of Sociology at the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, since 1999 and in […]

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2014 Best Journal Article Prize presented to joint winner

19 January 2016

Dr Sandhya Sukumaran, joint winner of the 2014 Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize, was presented with her award at the recent launch of the Indian Association of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows (ACSF) on 19th December in Delhi. Sandhya received her award from the Chair of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, Richard Middleton, […]

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Posted in Alumni, Alumni events, Best Journal Article Prize 2014, Events, News


2016 Best Journal Article Prize open for entries!

18 January 2016

The CSC and the Taylor & Francis Group are delighted to announce that the 2016 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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Posted in Best Journal Article Prize, Best Journal Article Prize 2016, News

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