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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 […]

Demystifying to achieve gender equality

02 April 2020

Demystifying Eswatini’s Sexual and Domestic Violence (SODV) Act 2018: Empowering University of Eswatini students to make positive changes in their communities Organised by Dr Joseph Molefe Coper (2006 Scholar from Botswana, PhD Sustainable Urban Livelihoods, University of Reading) On Friday 6 March 2020, staff and students at the University of Eswatini gathered at the Kwaluseni […]

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Gambian Women: Role models for fruitful and equal opportunities

02 April 2020

Organised by Caleb Nwongbouwoh Muefong (2016 Commonwealth Scholar, MSc Biomedical Sciences, University of Edinburgh) To mark this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD), Commonwealth Alumnus Caleb N Muefong organised an event on Monday 9 March to promote Sustainable Development Goal 5: achieving gender equality and empower all women and girls. The event titled, ‘Gambian women: Role […]

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Commonwealth awareness session for youths at universities in Rwanda

02 April 2020

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

01 April 2020

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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Group of Scholars at Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth Day: Delivering a common future

13 March 2020

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

06 March 2020

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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