The Association of Commonwealth Universities : Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS)
Applications for the Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS) are now open. The scholarships offer a unique opportunity to study a two-year Master’s degree in a low or middle-income Commonwealth country. Aimed at students who are committed to creating change in their communities, the scholarships are a life-changing opportunity to experience a new country and culture, to broaden horizons, and to build a global network that will last a lifetime. Through cultural exchange and academic collaboration, Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholars help bring about positive change... Full story on The Association of Commonwealth Universities : Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships (QECS)
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Building a gender equal world through higher education
News and opportunities for staff and students at ACU member universities.
Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) at universities in Kenya often leaves female students with internal wounds beneath the ‘happy faces’ seen on graduation day. As SGBV is frequently camouflaged by a culture of intimidation and silence, addressing the issue is a challenge. When it comes to confidentiality, the protection of survivors and their dignity, and the dissemination of appropriate information, poor university responses and systems can leave the traumatised victims in limbo.
Armed with this knowledge, I... Full story on Building a gender equal world through higher education