Chevening events

E.g., 2017-01-23
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SS Great Britain
24 February 2017
Climb aboard Brunel’s SS Great Britain - a ship that changed history, and was described in its day as ‘the greatest experiment since the creation’! Situated in the spectacular waterside of Bristol’s historic Great Western dockyard, the SS Great Britain is the brainchild of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history. Read more
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Bristol, SS Great Britain, big ships, engineering
27 January 2017
Think you might be the next global innovator? Put your acumen to the test in our innovation workshop, generously hosted at the University of Liverpool’s MBA Suite and facilitated by Chevening alumna Laura Vanessa Muñoz of Empowering Futures. Cost: £10 Eventbrite booking link Tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis on Monday, 9 January 2017 at 10:00. Read more
Observatory at night
02 February 2017
As part of our Best of British series we will be spending the evening at Kielder Observatory, situated in remote Northumberland. Kielder Observatory is situated in the heart of the vast and beautiful Kielder Forest National Park in rural Northumberland in the north of England, under some of the darkest skies in Europe and the third largest protected ‘dark sky reserve’ in the world. The observatory opened in 2008 as a public outreach astronomical facility and since then has been drawing people of all ages to discover and observe the night sky. Read more
Chevening Debate news header
17 February 2017
Come watch six of your fellow Cheveners debate the question: ‘Should the responsibility for protecting the natural environment lie with governments?’ The event will open with a plenary lecture from a special guest speaker. The floor will then be opened for the six scholars to present their arguments, followed by a question and answer session and a vote on the motion. We will then convene for a drinks and canapés reception, to continue the debate in a more informal setting! Read more
Ceilidh
26 January 2017
The Best of British Presents series aims to showcase the national identities, cultures, and political institutions of the four constituent nations that make up the UK. Part two of the BoBP series takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, where scholars will have the opportunity to learn about celebrated Scottish poet Robert Burns, sample the delights of a traditional Scottish dinner, and participate in a ceilidh, a fantastic Scottish musical and dancing experience. Read more
Glasgow, Scotland, Haggis, neaps, tatties, Robert Burns, Burns Night