The CSC is pleased to release the findings from its Split-site programme review, Building Bridges: The Commonwealth Split-Site Doctoral Scholarship Programme 1998-2018.

This report would be of interest to anybody involved in or interested in higher education and development, doctoral research, research partnerships, or international scholarships.

Drawing upon 330 survey responses, 70 interviews with scholars and supervisors, and one focus group, Building Bridges provides insight into the experiences of CSC Split-site Scholars, and their supervisors from institutions in the UK and home countries across the Commonwealth. It explores the benefits and challenges experienced by each party, and their respective departments and institutions as a result of their involvement in the Split-site programme.

Two versions of this report are now available:

Full-Report (72 pages) – all of the details of our analysis

Executive Summary (8 pages) – a brief overview and highlights of the report