Past cohorts

Each year the ACU's Commonwealth Summer School brings together students who are in their final year of undergraduate study or undertaking a postgraduate degree, to critically engage with key interdisciplinary issues impacting the higher education sector.

ACU Commonwealth Summer School delegates from the past few years are listed below. 

2017 – Bath Spa University, UK
Creating greener narratives through the environmental arts and humanities

ACU Summer School 2017 delegates

Olufemi Joseph Akinnifesi from Federal University of Technology Akure in Nigeria

Makanjuola Israel Akinyemi
from Federal University of Technology Akure in Nigeria

Linda Amanya
from Bangor University in the UK

Rebecca Anderson
from University of Waterloo in Canada

Aurelia Ayisi
from Bath Spa University in the UK

Zainab Bibi
from University of Bristol in the UK

Ivan Brown from University of Johannesburg in South Africa

Michael Tien-Lai Chew
from Monash University in Australia

Margaret Cook
from University of Queensland in Australia

Carol Edwards
from University of Edinburgh in the UK

Nishat Falgunee
from University of New South Wales in Australia

Bincy Mary George
from South Asian University in India

Mark Goldthorpe
from Kingston University in the UK

Shamini Holloway
from University of Surrey in the UK

Kanza Javed Islam
from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology in Pakistan

Indira Kyilybayeva
from University College London in the UK

Daniel Kipkemboi Lagat
from Moi University in Kenya

Kamal Olaniyi Lamidi
from Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria

Zaineb Makati
from Institute of Business Administration in Pakistan

Oratile Rose Mokgatla
from University of Johannesburg in South Africa

Millena Moreira Fontes
from Cardiff University in the UK

Ruth Nyamoita Omani
from University of Edinburgh in the UK

Joyce Omonigho Omenai
from University of Lagos in Nigeria

Chijioke Kizito Onah
from University of Nigeria

Temidayo Isaiah Oniosun
from Federal University of Technology Akure in Nigeria

Olivia Denisha Parris-Bowen
from University of Guyana

Michelle Queeley
from University of the West Indies in Anguilla

Ryan Quinn
from Curtin University in Australia

Amrah Qureshi
from National University of Sciences and Technology in Pakistan

Sana Rasool
from University of Bristol in the UK

Micaela Reece
from University of Guyana

Lesley Richardson
from Bath Spa University in the UK

Hetty Saunders
from University of Edinburgh in the UK

Asha Mutenyo Sitati
from University College London in the UK

Martin Kipkerich Tanui
from Moi University in Kenya

Triny Tresnawulan
from University of Warwick in the UK

Khyati Tripathi
from Birkbeck, University of London in the UK

Daniel Onyedikachi Ugwu
from University of Nigeria

Oleta Williams
from University of Kent in the UK

Samantha Williams
from University of the Western Cape in South Africa

Jia Han Wong
from University Tunku Abdul Rahman in Malaysia

2016 – University of Rwanda
Theme: The Sustainable Development Goals: what role for universities?

2016 Rwanda delegates at Fab Lab

Stephen Aeko from Uganda Martyrs University in Uganda

Judith Abal Akello from Makerere University in Uganda

Deborah Akong from Makerere University in Uganda

Petra Ogheneyerhowo Akpoviro from University of Ibadan in Nigeria

Naa Adjeley Alakija Sekyi from University of Cape Coast in Ghana

Muhammad Asaduzzaman from Massey University in New Zealand

Afi Ata from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana

Mary Awotunde from University of Benin in Nigeria

Raymond Kwojori Ayilu from University of Ghana

Israel Bimpe from University of Rwanda

Francis Birkenmayer from University of Johannesburg in South Africa

Kezia Campbell from University of Guyana

Angela Chukunzira from University of Nairobi in Kenya

Stephanie Craig from University of Cape Town in South Africa

Scott Flutey from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand

Odayne Haughton from University of the West Indies in Jamaica

Patrick Hendra from University of New South Wales in Australia

Alice Igiraneza from University of Rwanda

Nihal Farid Khattak from National University of Sciences & Technology in Pakistan

Ivy Langat from University of Nairobi in Kenya

Fiona Latabo from University of Nairobi in Kenya

Stephanie Maguire from Queen's University Belfast in UK

Bernice Nkweh Mkong from University of Buea in Cameroon

Innocent Muhanda from University of Rwanda

Caren Musungu from Catholic University of Eastern Africa in Kenya

Barbara Namiinda from Jomo Kenyatta University of Applied Technology in Kenya

Ntheno Vinkie Nchabeleng from Durban University of Technology in South Africa

Chuck Chuan Ng from University of Malaya in Malaysia

Fridah Obare from University of Nairobi in Kenya

Seun Oladipupo from Federal University of Technology, Akure in Nigeria

Oyedibu Oloyede from University of Ibadan in Nigeria

James Otieno from Moi University in Kenya

Ibukunoluwa Oyeleke from University of Ilorin in Nigeria

Janecie Rangira Umutoni from University of Rwanda

Francesca Spencer from Bath Spa University in UK

Kingsley Ugwuanyi from University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Esther Wahome from Moi University in Kenya

Iraguha Bandora Yves from University of Rwanda

2015 - University of Waterloo, Western University & Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
Theme: Big Data and the Digital Divide

Commonwealth Summer School 2015 delegates















Annelucy Achieng
from Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya

Ophelia Affreh
from University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Chioma Anierobi
from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

Olalekan Fatoki
from Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

Jordan Luke Griffiths
from University of Pretoria, South Africa

Ebelechukwu Gloria Igwe
from University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Abdullah Ijaz
from COMSATS Institute of Information and Technology, Pakistan

Michael Lewis
from University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Kim Minea
from National University of Singapore

Tshepo Godfrey Moloi
from University of the Free State, South Africa

Ruth Muturi
from Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya

Muneera Nizam
from Institute of Business Administration, Pakistan

Siobhan O'Connor
from University of Glasgow, UK

Oladapo Olayemi
from Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria

Ronald Onchwari
from Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya

Puttiporn Soontornwipart
from National University of Singapore

Alex Uriri
from University of Lagos, Nigeria

Rena Yang
from University of Waterloo, Canada

2014 - University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Theme: Global food security: can we feed a growing world?

Commonwealth Summer School 2014 delegates















Ibraheem Abdulganiyu
from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

Anna Adeke
from Makerere University, Uganda

Adetoun Akitoye
from University of Lagos, Nigeria

Abdullah Al Mamun
from University of Asia Pacific, Bangladesh

Oluwafemi Aladejebi
from Federal University of Agriculture Akure, Nigeria

Michael Anokye
from University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Patience Batsah-Gamah
from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana

Godlove Aka Binda
from University of Buea, Cameroon

Angus Campbell
from University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Tapiwa Chikwanda
from University of Fort Hare, South Africa

Selvee Chinasamban
from University of Mauritius

Sanjana Choudhury
from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Nqobizitha Dube
from Rhodes University, South Africa

Chinwe Egbunonu
from University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Moses Gitonga
from University of Nairobi, Kenya

Aly Jafferani
from Institute of Business Administration, Pakistan

Charlotte James
from University of Nottingham, UK

Joel Kakaire
from Kenyatta University, Kenya

Tamunonengiyeofori Lawson
from University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus

Ling Jiun Leao
from University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus

Malory Links
from University of Pretoria, South Africa

Faran Mahmood
from Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan

Evangelista Mazala
from Copperbelt University, Zambia

Murukkuwadura Mendis Wayamba
from University of Sri Lanka

Christopher Munialo
from Kenyatta University, Kenya

Sanet Oberholzer from University of Pretoria, South Africa

Paul Okoro
from University of Lagos, Nigeria

Taye Olaoye
from University of Ibadan, Nigeria

John Omwamba
from University of Nairobi, Kenya

Bridgit Osei
from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana

Josiah Owoeye
from Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria

Oluwasanjo Owojaiye
from University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Aloy Palit Deen
from Bandhu Chhotu Ram University, India

Anita Pinheiro
from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Ravindra Rattan from University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Kanza Rizvi
from Institute of Business Administration, Pakistan

Felipe Roa-Clavijo
from University of Oxford, UK

Chloe Roberts
from Charles Sturt University, Australia

Shomira Sanyal
from Delhi University, India

Kushagra Sharan
from Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, India

Sizonqoba Sonny
from University of Pretoria, South Africa

2013 – Cumberland Lodge, United Kingdom
Theme: The world in 2113: what will it be like, how can we prepare?

Commonwealth Summer School 2013 delegates















Ujjaene Acharjee
from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Folashade Rose Adegbite
from University of Lagos, Nigeria

Cosmos Afagachie
from Bristol University UK

Simeon Agada
from Heriot Watt University, UK

Barbra Fiona Akajorait
from Makerere University, Uganda

Samuel Angwafor
from University College London, UK

Adetayo Kazeem Aromolaran
from Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria

Mustak Ibn Ayub
from Oxford University, UK

Leonard Bakahika
from Northumbria University, UK

Ruman Banarjee
from University of Bristol, UK

Mahwish Batool
from Durham University, UK

Daniele Bobb
from University of the West Indies , Barbados

Philip Botchway
from University of Dundee, UK

Emma Broadbent
from University of Loughborough, UK

Jennifer Buczynski
from Swansea University, UK

Sanjoy Chowdhury
from University of Manchester, UK

Shadrach Dare
from University of Glasgow, UK

Esther Djan
from University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Gee Kiyanage Achini Wathsala Fernando
from University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Aline Ferry
from University of Dundee, UK

Sarah Fortunate
from University of Sussex, UK

Godsway Gbortsu
from University of Glasgow, UK

Devyani Gupta
from University of Cambridge, UK

Mlamuli Hlatshwayo
from Rhodes University, South Africa

Christine Hobden
from University of Oxford, UK

Uju Joy Icheoku
from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

Rhoda Asikia Ige
from Keele University, UK

Simon Osilama Izuagie
from University of Glasgow, UK

Abhishek Jain
from University of Cambridge, UK

Abdulbasit Kassim
from Keele University, UK

Bogolo Kenewendo
from Sussex University, UK

Faran Mahmood
from University of Cambridge, UK

Humphrey Matlapeng
from University of Botswana

Simon Miyingo
from University of Exeter, UK

Rabiya Mukhtar
from University College London, UK

Judith Namanya
 from Leeds Beckett University, UK

David Ngira
from University of Warwick, UK

Enongene Maureen Nzung
from University of Dschang, Cameroon

Sybil Obuobi
from Aston University, UK

Mercy Ochieng
from University of Glasgow, UK

Oghenekaro Nelson Odume
from Rhodes University, South Africa

Wemimo Omiyale
from University of Leeds, UK

Derick Owusu
from Heriot-Watt University, UK

Aishwarya Padmanabhan
from King's College London, UK

Nivedita Pathak
from University of York, UK

Adjoa Poku
from University of Nottingham, UK

Aarthy Raman
from Heriot-Watt University, UK

Gloria Simiyu
from Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya

Simona Joseph Simona
from University of Glasgow UK

Jalpa Sukhanandi
 from Swansea University, UK

Jeremy Taylor
from SOAS - University of London UK

Curtis Orlando Wallace
from University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Thelma White
from University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Daniel Wilson
from University of the West Indies, Jamaica

King Chai Woon
from London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Mimi Zou
from University of Oxford, UK