Welcome to the May CSC Alumni e-newsletter. This issue brings you news of recent events, updates on alumni projects and the latest Professional Network developments.

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

Alumni activities and services

  • Alumni chapters – report on the recent chapter launch in Kenya
  • Professional Networks update – LinkedIn groups for the Agriculture & Rural Development, Legal and Governance Networks

Alumni projects update

  • Latest Alumni Web Feature – currently highlighting the achievements of Nigerian alumni
  • Next web feature – let us know your experiences as women working in communities across the Commonwealth

News from the CSC

  • New-look CSC website
  • Next issue of Commonwealth Scholarships News – looking ahead to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, Australia and our new Economics and Finance Network

Grant opportunities and other external projects

  • Bursaries and awards May 2011 – please promote to colleagues
  • Awards of interest to CSC alumni – May 2011
  • ACU scoping study – of interest to African alumni
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Proposals for innovative health solutions
  • Teacher Mobility, Recruitment and Migration Symposium, Addis Ababa
  • Alumni based in the UK may be interested in a forthcoming conference at the University of Leeds and a charity event to support earthquake victims in Christchurch, New Zealand