Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom

Commonwealth Shared Scholar flocks to New Zealand to continue lamb research

06 August 2014

Antoinette Simpah Danso is a 2011 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Ghana. She studied MSc Meat Science and Technology at the University of Bristol. Antoinette’s MSc project was on the effect of various slaughter methods on the quality of lamb meat. She explains: ‘While slaughter methods have become more humane in the developed world due in […]

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Dr Valda Henry, 1998 Commonwealth Scholar from Dominica

Evaluation profile: Valda Henry

06 August 2014

Dr Valda Henry is the Chief Executive Officer of VF Inc., a consulting firm based in Dominica that provides services in a variety of areas including corporate governance and human resource management. She completed a PhD in Finance in 2001 on a Commonwealth Scholarship at the University of Warwick. Through her PhD and work, Valda has […]

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Representatives of the Wales, Northern Ireland and South West Regional Networks standing in front of the Glamorgan Building on King Edward Avenue, Wales with conference keynote speakers: Her Excellency Aloun Ndombet-Assamba, Jamaican High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (left in the first row) and Professor Iain Borden, Vice-Dean of Communication, Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London (right, first row)

Regional Networks work alongside Cardiff University to enhance the researcher experience

29 July 2014

‘Removing the Divide: Respecting and Understanding Cultures’, the postgraduate interdisciplinary conference, took place on Friday 20 June 2014 at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University. The conference was the culmination of a series of events promoting interdisciplinary research exchange, and was one of the first collaborations between three of the eight Commonwealth Scholars’ Regional Networks. […]

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Posted in Events, News, Regional Networks

Sharing plans to improve school management with school teachers in Panihata village, Sherpur, Bangladesh

Commonwealth Professional Fellow introduces new vision for school management

10 July 2014

Janet Sarker is a 2013 Commonwealth Professional Fellow, hosted by Anglican Alliance. She is the Education Coordinator for the Church of Bangladesh, and spent seven weeks in the UK on her Fellowship with education experts and schools across the country. The knowledge and skills that I gained through my Commonwealth Professional Fellowship have since been used […]

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Donor Harmonisation Group at their 2014 meeting in Helsinki, Finland

CSC evaluation at the Donor Harmonisation Group

04 July 2014

Each year, a network of organisations administrating higher education, research, and capacity building development cooperation programmes meets in Europe to share insight, collaborate, and, where possible, align objectives. The Donor Harmonisation Group this year met on 11-13 June in Helsinki, Finland, for their annual forum, hosted by the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO). The CSC […]

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Julia Latham, 2006 New Zealand Commonwealth Scholar from the UK

Commonwealth Scholarships for UK citizens to study PhDs in New Zealand

27 June 2014

Commonwealth Scholarships are available for UK citizens to study PhDs at eight New Zealand universities. The scholarships, offered through Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara, are for doctoral study starting in early 2015. The level of funding varies between universities, but all support tuition fees, a return airfare, and a living allowance. The closing date […]

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