Welcome to the November CSC alumni e-newsletter! This issue brings you news of recent and forthcoming events, updates on alumni projects, latest Professional Network developments, and the launch of our online, searchable alumni directory.

If you have an item you would like to submit for inclusion in the next e-newsletter (due out in April 2011), about projects that would be of interest to other alumni or where you would welcome alumni collaboration, please email the Alumni Office at alumni@cscuk.org.uk. You can also email us with career, award or publication news or other stories for future editions of Commonwealth Scholarships News.

Alumni activities and services

  • Alumni chapter news – updates from chapters in Australia, Canada, and Trinidad and Tobago
  • Alumni events – a report from a seminar on the future of the CSFP and an invitation to the forthcoming Gladwyn Lecture
  • Professional Networks update – plans for a LinkedIn group for the Agriculture and Rural Development Network

Alumni projects update

  • Solar Village development – Professor I M Dharmadasa reports on recent trips to monitor progress internationally
  • Bringing maternal healthcare to rural India – alumnus Lindsay Barnes shares her work with us

News from the CSC

  • Online Directory of Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows launched – the new searchable version of the Directory is now online
  • Plans for Professional Network in business/economics/finance – could you be the Network Coordinator?
  • Alumni Feature – currently highlighting the achievements of Indian alumni, next issue looking at Nigerian alumni
  • A new look for Commonwealth Scholarships News!