Chevening blog

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Tommy Descartes and Melissa Hippolyte-Descartes
17 Jan 2017
It’s very challenging to win a Chevening Scholarship, and even more difficult for a husband and wife to both win a scholarship! Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
Economics, econometrics, University of Nottingham, Saint Lucia
17 Jan 2017
February's 'In the spotlight' has been written by Chevening programme officer Jim Dale. He's an Essex lad through and through and gets quite excited about his home county. Here are Jim's tips for Colchester. Read more
Jim Dale - Programme Officer
Colchester, Essex, In the spotlight, Gosbecks, Romans, cricket
Making pancakes for Shrove Tuesday
13 Jan 2017
Lunar New Year Manchester Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
Lunar New Year, Jorvik Viking Festival, Edinburgh Student Arts Festival, Six Nations rugby, pancakes, Shrove Tuesday, Showzam, beach fishing, Blenheim Palace
Bright Christmas lights on Oxford Street
12 Jan 2017
Abdulla Hawez was our Chevening Social Media Ambassador for December 2016, giving an insight into the life of a Chevening Scholar in the UK through social media and blogging. Read more
Abdulla Hawez - Social Media Ambassador
Scottish Parliament, December, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, New Year's Eve, Iraq
Chevening Scholars ice skating at Hampton Court Palace
22 Dec 2016
On 13 December 2016, a group of Chevening Scholars headed to the beautiful Hampton Court Palace, which was once owned by Henry VIII and his chief minister Thomas Wolsey, for a winter wonder Read more
Udval Oyunsaikhan - Social Media Ambassador
Hampton Court Palace, Christmas, ice skating, History, King Henry VIII, Cardinal Wolsey
20 Dec 2016
I'm Russell Campbell from Trinidad and Tobago and I’ve put together three useful tips that I found useful in my experience for persons applying to study law. Read more
Russell Campbell - Chevening Scholar
Earth from space - Kevin Gill Flickr Creative Commons
16 Dec 2016
Chevening Scholars attended the inaugural lecture of this year's Chevening Lecture Series on Monday, 5 December on the theme of gl Read more
Camila Pantoja - Social media ambassador
09 Dec 2016
On Wednesday, 23 November, a number of Chevening Scholars met up in Oxford, to visit the majestic Blenheim Palace. Read more
Kemesha Kelly - Chevening Social Media Ambassador
Blenheim Palace
Ritwika Mitra
09 Dec 2016
Ritwika Mitra has swapped the fast-paced world of Indian journalism in Delhi for the slightly slower pace of postgraduate study in Birmingham, moving to the UK to pursue an  Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
Journalism, India, Delhi, Birmingham, Gender
Darathtey Din and friends at Blenheim Palace
07 Dec 2016
Our Chevening social media ambassador for November is Darathtey Din from Cambodia. She's studying an MA in Global Media and Communication at the University of Warwick. Read more
Darathtey Din - Social Media Ambassador
Coventry, University of Warwick, Birmingham, Kenilworth Castle, Ikon Gallery, Fargo Village