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15th Century Arch in Norwich
16 Sep 2016
For October's 'In the Spotlight', programme officer James takes us on a tour of his home city of Norwich: Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
15 Sep 2016
Hello! I'm Catriona, one of the international liaison officers at the Chevening Secretariat. Read more
Catriona MacArthur - International Liaison Officer
Q&A; work experience; applications
Evans Baines-Johnson poses with bee mascot
01 Sep 2016
Many Chevening Scholars take the opportunity to contribute to their community and this year the class of 2015 clocked up a fantastic 2,500 hours of volunteering alongside their studies. Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
sheffield university
26 Aug 2016
Just arrived and eager to start exploring your new home? There are always a number of fun events running throughout the UK for everybody to enjoy, whatever your interests. Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
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
Boats in Whitby bay
15 Jul 2016
I rush through the empty streets of London on my way to King’s Cross station, battling sleep at 6am, in order to catch the earliest train to York. Read more
Monica Ibrahim - Social Media Ambassador
Whitby, Pickering, Yorkshire, London, King's Cross, trains, Harry Potter
Panellists discussing the impact of the UK charity sector at the Chevening Lecture Series
06 Jul 2016
Chevening Scholars heard from three experts, including two Chevening Alumnae, on the work of charities in the UK as part of the Chevening Lecture Series on 27 June.  Read more
Chimwemwe Manyozo - Chevening Scholar
charity, Oxfam, Oxford University, War Child, World Vision
Giant's Causeway
01 Jul 2016
In collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University, Chevening’s ‘Best of British presents…’ series took 44 scholars on a two-day tour of Northern Ireland’s politics, cul Read more
Sherika Whitelocke-Ballingsingh - Social Media Ambassador
Best of British presents, Northern Ireland, Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede
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
Brighton Pier
27 Jun 2016
For this month’s 'in the spotlight', Programme Manager Louise has taken the time to chat about her hometown - Brighton. Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
Brighton, south coast, Pride, The Lanes, Brighton Rock, Royal Pavilion