Events​

Find out about the latest virtual events organised by the CSC community for Commonwealth Scholars and Alumni.

February 2022

Date/Time Event
10/02
Afternoon
Leaders in Sustainable Development programme – Social Entrepreneurship: Impact and Evaluation (part 1)
Online
24/02
Afternoon
Leaders in Sustainable Development programme – Social Entrepreneurship: Impact and Evaluation (part 2)
Online

January 2022

Date/Time Event
12/01
Afternoon
Leaders in Sustainable Development programme – Research Project Management
Location TBC
13/01
Afternoon
Leaders in Sustainable Development programme – Preparing for Social Impact: Strategy Planning
Online
19/01
Afternoon
Leaders in Sustainable Development programme – Social Entrepreneurship: Launching your own Social Project
Location TBC
21/01
Afternoon
Leaders in Sustainable Development programme – Mastering Networking
Location TBC
27/01
Afternoon
Leaders in Sustainable Development programme – Writing and Communicating in Diverse Environments
Online
28/01
Morning
Leaders in Sustainable Development programme – Research Proposal and Granting Writing for Development Impact
Location TBC

December 2021

Date/Time Event
06/12
Afternoon
Climate Action webinar series- Green House Gas reduction in Canada
Online
09/12
Afternoon
Leaders in Sustainable Development programme – Transitioning to a Career
Online

November 2021

Date/Time Event
02/11
Morning
Climate Action webinar series- Smart energy for cleaner cities
Online
02/11
Afternoon
Climate Action webinar series- Impact of multi-scale modelling on renewable biohydrogen production
Online
09/11
Morning
Climate Action webinar series- Changing behaviours towards the environment in Pakistan
Online
09/11
Afternoon
Climate Action webinar series- Sustainable power systems design for remote communities
Online
11/11
Morning
Climate Action webinar series- Residential energy upgrades as a public health intervention: Findings from the Victorian Healthy Homes Program
Online
11/11
Afternoon
Climate Action webinar series- Weather shocks and monetary policy
Online
11/11
Afternoon
Leaders in Sustainable Development programme – Writing for Development
Online
16/11
Morning
Climate Action webinar series- Water and climate change: An integrated water resource management perspective
Online
16/11
Afternoon
Climate Action webinar series- Climate vulnerability in Bangladesh
Online
18/11
Afternoon
Climate Action webinar series- Gender insecurity and the impact of climate change
Online
25/11
Afternoon
Leaders in Sustainable Development programme – Leadership Models and Decision Making
Online

October 2021

Date/Time Event
08/10
Afternoon
Scholar drop-in session
Online
14/10
Afternoon
Scholar drop-in session
Online
16/10
Morning
CSC Alumni South Africa- COSFA-SA Application Advice Discussion
Online
19/10
Afternoon
HMG Scholarships Alumni Climate Change Hackathon- Finance and Collaboration Goal Presentation Event
Online
20/10
Afternoon
HMG Scholarships Alumni Climate Change Hackathon- Adaptation Goal Presentation Event
Online
21/10
Afternoon
HMG Scholarships Alumni Climate Change Hackathon- Mitigation Goal Presentation Event
Online
22/10
Afternoon
Scholar drop-in session
Online
26/10
Morning
Climate Action webinar series- COP26 and the Global South: How development scholars can influence outcomes during and after COP26
Online
26/10
Afternoon
Climate Action webinar series- Climate Finance: The key to achieving climate ambitions in the Eastern Caribbean
Online
27/10
Afternoon
HMG Scholarships Alumni Climate Change Hackathon- Grand Final Presentation Event
Online
28/10
Afternoon
Climate Action webinar series- Clean & Green Energy Transition: Pakistan’s journey and future ways forward
Online
28/10
Afternoon
Climate Action webinar series- International, inter-university collaboration on global climate change
Online

September 2021

Date/Time Event
02/09
Afternoon
Scholar drop-in session
Online
TBC
Afternoon
CSC Knowledge Hub event- The gendered impact of the COVID-19 crisis on frontline workers
Online
06/09-
26/09
Applications open for the CSC’s Mentoring Programme 2021-2022
Online
07/09
Morning
Alumni Association meet and greet for Commonwealth Scholars from Kenya
Online
10/09
Afternoon
Scholar drop-in session
Online
16/09
Afternoon
Scholar drop-in session
Online
23/09
Evening
Alumni Association meet and greet for Commonwealth Scholars from Guyana
Online
24/09
Morning
Knowledge Hub webinar- Youth, sport and cultural interventions in preventing violent extremism: Insights from the field in Kenya
Online
24/09
Afternoon
Scholar drop-in session
Online
27/09-08/10 HMG Scholarships Alumni Climate Change Hackathon
Online
30/09
Afternoon
Scholar drop-in session
Online

August 2021

Date/Time Event
17/08-
03/09
Applications open for the CSC Alumni Community Engagement Fund- climate action
20/08
Afternoon
Alumni Association meet and greet for Commonwealth Scholars from Nigeria
Online
26/08
Afternoon
Knowledge Hub webinar- Volcano monitoring in the Eastern Caribbean: A chronicle of collaboration and resilience
Online
26/08
Afternoon
CSC Alumni South Africa- Pre-departure briefing and panel discussion: The impact of COVID-19 on mental health and wellbeing
Online
27/08
Afternoon
Pre-departure briefing for 2021 Commonwealth Scholars from Nigeria
Online
27/08
Afternoon
Scholar drop-in session
Online

July 2021

Date/Time Event
02/07
Afternoon
CSC Farewell Event for Commonwealth Scholars
Online
07/07
Afternoon
Parliamentary Event for Commonwealth Scholars
Online
29/07
Afternoon
CSC Alumni South Africa- COSFA-SA Career Development Workshop
Online
29/07
Afternoon
Knowledge Hub webinar- Development of printable solar photovoltaic devices towards achieving net zero targets
Online
29/07
Afternoon
CSC Alumni Uganda Panel Discussion: Enhancing cyber security among young adults
Online
29/07
Evening
CSC Alumni Kenya Panel Discussion: Inclusive employment for persons with disability- what are the gaps?
Online

June 2021

Date/Time Event
25/06
Afternoon
CSC Alumni Kenya Roundtable Discussion: Doing business in global pandemic and beyond
Online
30/06
Afternoon
Knowledge Hub webinar- Drone Technology and Agricultural Development: Awareness and Adoption in Nigeria
Online

May 2021

Date/Time Event
13/05
Afternoon
Leadership Models and Decision Making (May workshop)
Online
18/05
Afternoon
In conversation with Dr Awino Okech
Online
20/05
Afternoon
Writing for Development (May workshop)
Online
21/05
Afternoon
Distance Learning workshop – Writing for Development
Online
27/05
Afternoon
Public Engagement (May workshop)
Online
27/05
Afternoon
Distance Learning workshop – Research Project Management
Online
28/05
Afternoon
Approaching COP26: Climate change, sustainable development, and climate mitigation in a warming world
Online

April 2021

Date/Time Event
08/04
Afternoon
Developing Great Professional Skills
Online
08/04
Afternoon
Writing and Communicating in Diverse Teams
Online
22/04
Afternoon
Transitioning to a Career
Online
23/04
Afternoon
Knowledge Hub webinar- Beyond raising revenues: Tackling barriers to building stronger tax-governance links in Nigeria
Online
29/04
Afternoon
Social Entrepreneurship: Impact and Evaluation (part 1)
Online
29/04
Afternoon
Social Entrepreneurship: Impact and Evaluation (part 2)
Online

March 2021

Date/Time Event
04/03
Afternoon
Leadership Models and Decision Making
Online
09/03
Afternoon
CSC Alumni Nigeria- COSFAN Community Engagement and School Outreach
Abuja
11/03
Afternoon
Influencing and Overcoming Barriers
Online
25/03
Afternoon
Social Enterprise, Institutions, and Impact Models
Online
25/03
Afternoon
Launching your own Social Project
Online
25/03
Afternoon
Knowledge Hub webinar- Smallpox Eradication: Revisiting the Indian success story
Online
26/03
Afternoon
Public Engagement
Online
29/03
Morning
Staying Positive and Beating Burnout
Online

February 2021

Date/Time Event
04/02
Afternoon
Research Proposal and Grant Writing for Development Impact (part 1)
Online
05/02
Morning
Wellbeing workshop with Dr Dominique Thompson
Online
05/02
Afternoon
Research Project Management
Online
10/02
Afternoon
Wellbeing workshop with Dr Dominique Thompson
Online
11/02
Afternoon
Research Proposal and Grant Writing for Development Impact (part 2)
Online
19/02 & 20/02
Morning
CSC Alumni Ghana- Reintegration Workshop
Online
20/02
Morning
CSC Alumni Caribbean Regional Event- Connect and Communicate
Online
23/02
Morning
CSC Alumni South Africa- Reintegration Workshop
Online
25/02
Afternoon
Cultural Intelligence
Online
27/02
Afternoon
Knowledge Hub webinar- Opportunities for Artificial Intelligence Research in Africa: PapsAI use case in Uganda
Online
27/02
Morning
CSC Alumni South Africa- Alumni Advocacy Workshop
Online

January 2021

Date/Time Event
14/01
Afternoon
Researcher excellence: Public Engagement
Online
21/01
Afternoon
Mastering Networking
Online
28/01
Afternoon
Writing for Development (January workshop)
Online
29/01
Morning
Wellbeing workshop with Dr Dominique Thompson
Online

December 2020

Date/Time Event
04/12
Morning
CSC Alumni Nigeria- COSFAN Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Online
10/12
Afternoon
Preparing for Social Impact: Strategy Planning
Online
11/12
Afternoon
Welcome event for Commonwealth Scholars
Online
18/12
Afternoon
5 Years on from the SDGs: What’s next?
Online
19/12
Evening
CSC Alumni India panel discussion- ‘Resilience, sustainability and leadership: hope and possibilities’
Online

November 2020

Date/Time Event
12/11
Afternoon
Writing for Development (November workshop)
Online
17/11
Morning
CSC Alumni Nigeria COSFAN end of year webinar- ‘COVID-19: where are the silver linings?’
Online
19/11
Afternoon
Communicating to Increase the Impact of your Research (part 1)
Online
26/11
Afternoon
Communicating to Increase the Impact of your Research (part 2)
Online

October 2020

Date/Time Event
14/10
Afternoon
CSC Alumni WSA Panel Discussion: Access and inclusion in a pandemic
Online
29/10
Afternoon
CSC Alumni Pakistan Panel Discussion: Gender issues in employment
Online

September 2020

Date/Time Event
17/09
Afternoon
Social Entrepreneurship: Impact and Evaluation
Online
30/09
Afternoon
Knowledge Hub webinar- Youth: the missing peace in global security
Online