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15 Nov 2016
We get quite excited about Christmas here in the UK and we have some great tips for you to help you enjoy the Christmas festivities! Why not sample some mulled wine or make some mince pies for your friends with our recipe? Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
Christmas, Markets, Carols, Mince Pie
GB
11 Nov 2016
On 27 October, ten lucky scholars were selected to attend the Commonwealth Horizons: 'Skills Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
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10 Nov 2016
First up as social media ambassador representing the Chevening class of 2016 is Kemesha Kelly from Jamaica, who's studying an MA in Social Policy at the University of York. Read more
Kemesha Kelly - Chevening Social Media Ambassador
York, York University, Whitby, fish and chips, Chevening Orientation 2016
JM GB
04 Nov 2016
Following on the successful completion of my Chevening year at the University of Birmingham in 2012, I found myself working for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) in Burma. Read more
Pyone Kyaw - Governance Adviser at UK Department for International Development
DFID, elections, ethical fashion, entrepreneurship
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Jamesly Pierre
31 Oct 2016
Jamesly Pierre grew up in Haiti in the Caribbean and is studying an MSc in Business Strategy and Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
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BBC microphone
25 Oct 2016
Ten Chevening Alumni have been selected to do placements in different departments of the BBC World Service, a highly respected British institution, over a period of four months. They have been sharing their stories and experiences from their placements through our new online mini-series - #MyCheveningJourno! Our intern journalists have been documenting their time working at the World Service as a way of demonstrating the fantastic opportunities that are available to Chevening Scholars and Alumni - as well as showing the reach, breadth, importance and diversity of the work that the BBCWS does. Read more
CU EG GM GH HK MW PH SY TH
18 Oct 2016
Hi, I’m Hannah and I work as an International Liaison Officer at the Chevening Secretariat. Read more
Hannah Lines - International Liaison Officer
References, apply, Q&A
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18 Oct 2016
For November's 'In the Spotlight', programme officer Susie shares facts and fun activities to do in her favourite UK city, Edinburgh. Read more
Susie Pike - Programme Officer
Scotland
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Fireworks exploding
17 Oct 2016
With just two months until Christmas, there’s plenty happening around the UK to start the festive countdown. Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
October, events uk, Hull Fair, BFI London Film Festival, Bristol Festival of Literature, Scare yourself silly, Halloween, Beachy Head Marathon
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autumn leaves
29 Sep 2016
As you're new to the UK, we think you'll be eager to get out and explore. Read Chevening's top tips for events happening across the UK in October... Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
October, events uk, Hull Fair, BFI London Film Festival, Bristol Festival of Literature, Scare yourself silly, Halloween, Beachy Head Marathon
GB