Posts Categorized: The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Commonwealth Blue Charter Capacity Audit – Expression of Interest

The Commonwealth Blue Charter Capacity Audit is designed to help map the current status of marine plastics research and innovation across the Commonwealth. Funded by the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, this audit will inform recommendations regarding the design of future Commonwealth Marine Plastics Research and Innovation Framework (MPRIF) funding calls… Read more »

Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships

The Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships are open for applications until 11 December 2017. The Fellowships are for highly skilled researchers from other Commonwealth countries to spend one or two years at an eligible UK university conducting postdoctoral research. For full details, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit The Fellowships are funded by the… Read more »

ACU Gender Workshop Grants

Through the Gender Programme, the ACU has been committed to promoting gender equity in higher education for more than 30 years. As part of this ongoing commitment, the ACU is offering grants to help member institutions organise workshops which advance gender equity. Suitable workshop topics include: gender mainstreaming in universities, addressing sexual and gender-based harassment… Read more »

ACU graduate employment seminar in South Africa

apply for one of 20 places at an exclusive seminar on graduate employability in South Africa this November. Organising for change: how can higher education meet the changing needs of employment? Monday 13 – Wednesday 15 November 2017 University of Pretoria, South Africa The seminar will explore the role of higher education in driving economic… Read more »

Commonwealth PhD Scholarship

The University of Gibraltar is offering a new, fully-funded Commonwealth PhD Scholarship, which is open to citizens of any Commonwealth country other than the United Kingdom/Gibraltar. The scholarship is tenable in the following research areas: Marine Science and Climate Change, Maritime Studies, Mediterranean Studies, Brexit and Gibraltar. For more information and to apply, please visit… Read more »

Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships

Six Commonwealth Master’s Scholarships in South Africa and Sri Lanka These Commonwealth Scholarships give talented students – who can be from any Commonwealth country other than the host country – the opportunity to gain a degree while developing new skills and experiencing life in another country. The scholarships are fully funded, including tuition fees, a… Read more »

Early Career Academic Grants

Applications are now open for this year’s round of Early Career Academic Grants. Grants are awarded to academic staff working at ACU member universities, to enable participation in an academic conference in another Commonwealth country. Applications are open to early career academics who have not previously had the opportunity to travel outside their home region for… Read more »