Alumni blog

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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
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
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
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
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
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
18 Dec 2015
The increasing role of Chevening Alumni networks in local decision-making and leadership raises the need for sharing best practice for further local alumni community development, as well as for formulating strategies in order to achieve synergies from regional cooperation between both alumni associations and British embassies. Read more
Dr Zoltan Csedo - Chevening Alumnus, Hungary
08 Dec 2015
I am often humbled by the peculiar generosity of the strangers who contribute towards schemes such as the Chevening Scholarship to fund strangers such as myself, majority of whom they will never know or meet.  Read more
Kerry Kyaa - Chevening Alumna, Kenya
08 Dec 2015
Disability is a diversified way of living and the foundation of an inclusive society is based on embracing diversity; this is what I have learned from my professor Mark Harrison at University of East Anglia while I was studying on the prestigious British Chevening Scholarship in 2007. Read more
Atif Sheikh - Chevening Alumnus, Pakistan
09 Nov 2015
I was selected for Chevening’s South Asia Journalism Programme (SAJP) in 2012 .This was a short Chevening course, tailor made Read more
Abir Sardar - Chevening Alumnus, Pakistan