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21 Nov 2016
Since I started my Chevening year (2015/2016) I have been writing a blog with two main aims: to be a travel diary of my experience living and studying in the UK, and to share my adventures Read more
Carolina Echavarría Basy - Communicator at the Presidency of Uruguayan Republic
Chevening, Scholarships, dissertation, UK, culture
UY
04 Nov 2016
Following on the successful completion of my Chevening year at the University of Birmingham in 2012, I found myself working for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) in Burma. Read more
Pyone Kyaw - Governance Adviser at UK Department for International Development
DFID, elections, ethical fashion, entrepreneurship
MM
BBC microphone
25 Oct 2016
Ten Chevening Alumni have been selected to do placements in different departments of the BBC World Service, a highly respected British institution, over a period of four months. They have been sharing their stories and experiences from their placements through our new online mini-series - #MyCheveningJourno! Our intern journalists have been documenting their time working at the World Service as a way of demonstrating the fantastic opportunities that are available to Chevening Scholars and Alumni - as well as showing the reach, breadth, importance and diversity of the work that the BBCWS does. Read more
CU EG GM GH HK MW PH SY TH
20 Sep 2016
The International Day of Peace, celebrated on 21 September each year, is devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace among all nations and peoples. Read more
Dr Joseph Peter Ochogwu - Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution
Conflict, peace, United Nations, Nigeria
NG
11 Aug 2016
I must say from the outset that the Chevening Scholarship programme continues to provide the opportunity for developing countries, and Africa in particular, to close the educational gaps and remove Read more
Oscar Kimanuka - Executive Chairman and Managing Director Afri Reliance Holdings Limited
Rwanda, Manchester, multiculturalism
RW GB
EU
30 Jun 2016
Chevening Alumna Gosia Pearson is a Policy Advisor at the European Commission, working within the Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection. Read more
Gosia Pearson - Chevening Alumna, Poland
EU, European Commission, Civil Service
GB
27 Apr 2016
One in ten Canadian, British, and Swiss citizens live in a foreign country. One in five New Zealanders and one in twenty Australians live abroad. Read more
CM Patha - Chevening Alumna, Canada
Travelling, Living abroad, Blog series
CA
23 Mar 2016
Roamers are the great “other” living around the planet today. To outsiders they look like expats or immigrants, but ask roamers how they feel and you’ll often get a different response. Read more
CM Patha - Chevening Alumna, Canada
Travelling, Living abroad, Blog series
CA
20 Mar 2016
If you live and work abroad, do you see yourself as an expat or as an immigrant? Read more
CM Patha - Chevening Alumna, Canada
Travelling, Living abroad, Blog series
CA
04 Jan 2016
The round table discussion on regional connectivity had four panelists from India, China, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. Read more
Shoaib Ahmad Rahim - Chevening Alumnus, Afghanistan
Personal story
AF