Global Development Academy

Read student testimonials

Read about the experiences of former students.

Tara Francis

Tara went to India and researched her dissertation at an organisation for gender equality in New Delhi during her MSc in International Development.

Feza Kabasweka

Feza worked for the Grameen Foundation in Uganda, producing a research report on how ‘business incubators’ can promote innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa.

Alex Maxwell

Alex worked with the Grameen Foundation in Uganda, researching how mobile phones can be used to provide banking services in rural areas.

Lucy Philpott

Lucy travelled to Malawi with Link Community Development Scotland (LCDS) to investigate gender-based education policy as part of her MSc in Africa and International Development.

Kate Symons

Kate worked with an environmental think-tank in Kenya, focusing on biofuels and climate change adaptation for her MSc in Africa and International Development.