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02 Mar 2016
World Wildlife Day (WWD) commemorates the 1973 signing of the United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).  Read more
Petal Howell - Chevening Scholar, Trinidad and Tobago
World Wildlife Day, United Nations, Endangered Species, Pawi, Trinidad and Tobago
TT
01 Mar 2016
The second of this month's 'In the spotlight' series has been written by Jim Dale, another of our programme officers. He's an Essex lad through and through, and understandably, gets quite excited about his home county. Here are Jim's tips for Colchester. Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
Colchester, Essex, In the spotlight, Gosbecks, Romans, cricket
GB
01 Mar 2016
This month, we're bringing you two editions of our 'In the spotlight' series. We start way up north, in the Yorkshire city of Sheffield. Programme Officer Robyn Parker has written this one, and she's quite the expert on the city after she spent seven years there while she studied at undergrad, postgrad, and doctorate level. Here's her thoughts on the 'the happiest city in the UK'.  Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
Sheffield, Yorkshire, Fashion, Music, Peak District
GB
01 Mar 2016
Another month and another lot of events for you to try out across the UK. The weather should start to warm up a little soon (although we can't guarantee that), so we've even included an outdoor event this month to get you out and about. Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
UK Events, Shakespeare, Jazz, Blues, Literature, River Race, London, Bristol, York
GB
24 Feb 2016
As a Palestinian Master’s student and a Chevening Scholar, taking part in the Education World Forum (EWF) was eye opening. Read more
Haneen Qatamesh - Chevening Scholar, Occupied Palestinian Territories
Education World Forum, LSE, Education
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19 Feb 2016
Back in 2014, Chevening and Cardiff University came together to form what has been a highly successful partnership. With our second anniversary fast approaching, we caught up with the team at Cardiff to hear their thoughts on partnering with Chevening. Read more
Anne Morgan - Partnership Development Manager, Cardiff University
Cardiff University, Chevening, Partnerships
GB
02 Feb 2016
One month into 2016 and I can safely say that January has set some very high standards for the rest of the year. Read more
Tamara Mathias - Chevening Scholar, India
Social Media Ambassador, India, Scotland, New Year, Hogmanay, Burns Night, Oxford, Edinburgh
IN GB
25 Jan 2016
On the 25 January every year, they celebrate Burns Night in Scotland. But what is Burns Night, and where does the celebration come from? We asked our very own Scot, Programme Officer Catriona McArthur, to tell us. Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
Robert Burns, Ceilidh, Scotland, Haggis, Burns Night, Poetry
GB
19 Jan 2016
It might be cold, and there may be snow on the ground (if you're lucky), but that doesn't stop the Brits from having a good time. Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
Viking Festival, York, Showzam, Lunar New Year, London Fashion Weekend
GB
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