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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
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
Networking, Chevening Alumni Association, Events
GB
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
Education, Community
KE
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
Special Talent Exchange Program, International day of persons with disabilities
PK
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
Journalism, South Asia Journalism Programme, Short course, Personal story
PK
05 Oct 2015
Recently, I submitted my dissertation knowing that I have achieved the goal I set out to do before starting my Master's in Public Administration and Public Policy at the University of York with a C Read more
Ahmed Maher - Chevening Alumnus, Egypt
New alumni, Research, Development
EG
05 Oct 2015
I remember the phone call like it was yesterday. A voice on the other line said that I had been selected as one of two awardees to represent Trinidad and Tobago as a Chevening Scholar in the UK. Read more
Adrian Thomas - Chevening Alumnus, Trinidad and Tobago
Chevening Connect, Networking
TT
24 Sep 2015
Earlier this year, I took a one-year sabbatical from work with an interest to deepen my understanding on what green growth means to Southeast Asia. Read more
Wilson Ang - Chevening Alumnus, Singapore
Travel, Alumni reunion, Research, Networking
SG