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The University of Leicester has finally listed out the names of winners for the 2016 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship scheme. Six students have been awarded Scholarships by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK to allow them to pursue a Master’s course in Risk, Crisis Management while living in their home countries.
The List includes Dr Azukaego Nwando Nnaji from Nigeria, Pamela Komujuni Kalule from Uganda, Krishna Mohan Clarke from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Daniel Howell Mendez from Belize, Sangeeta Pal from India, and Yovanie Poinen from Mauritius have all been selected to pursue the MSc in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management (RCDM) by distance learning at the Civil Safety and Security Unit.
These six Scholars beat off competition from over 150 applicants and were welcomed on campus by the President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Boyle on Monday 26 September whilst attending their first Study School visit.
The MSc in RCDM is a specialised course suitable for professionals, practitioners and the likes. The course bridges the traditional division between the management of technological, social and natural hazards by combining risk, communication, vulnerability and development theories.