Chevening news

The Chevening community extends to all corners of the globe. Here is the latest news on what is going on in the Chevening network.

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27 November 2015
Chevening Scholars travelled from around the UK to Edinburgh for the latest Best of British event on Wednesday, 25 November. Read more
Edinburgh, Scottish Parliament, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Chevening Relay, Joshua Mwamulima
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24 November 2015
At a critical time in Egypt’s history, the British Embassy in Cairo is now investing again in this outstanding group, as part of Britain’s commitment to a successful Egypt  full of empowered citizens and healthy institutions. Read more
Masterclass, Leadership, Alumni relations
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23 November 2015
Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, was the setting for the latest Best of British event for Chevening Scholars. Read more
Blenheim Palace, Winston Churchill, Cream Tea
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20 November 2015
Chevening Scholar Chisenga Muyoya has become the first Zambian to receive the JCI Outstanding Young Person of the Year award. Read more
JCI, Outstanding Young Person of the Year, Impact, Community
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10 November 2015
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has partnered with the British Library to offer two new fellowships to professionals from Africa and South Asia. Read more
British Library, Research, media, Big data
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03 November 2015
For the second year in a row, the number of scholarship applications received by Chevening has broken the previous record. Read more
Applications, Scholarships, Chevening
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02 November 2015
More than £4,000 worth of clothing can now be sold by Oxfam thanks to a group of Chevening Scholars. The group visited the Oxfam Southern Logistics Centre, to assist with uploading items of clothing to the Oxfam website. Clothing, which arrives in bulk on a daily basis, needed to be sorted, photographed, labelled and finally uploaded, ready for sale to the general public. Read more
volunteering, Oxfam, Scholars, charity
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20 October 2015
1,800 Chevening Scholars were officially welcomed to the UK at an inspirational welcome event hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) at ExCeL London. The Orientation Day, the largest event in the Chevening calendar, is an opportunity for all scholars to meet each other for the first time and to start building networks that will last throughout their lives.  Read more
Orientation 2015, #IAmChevening, #MyCheveningJourney, FCO
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19 October 2015
Harish Lokhun, Chevening's international liaison officer for South Asia, recently visited Bangladesh. He spoke to The Daily Star about what Chevening offers, and why it is so important to UK-Bangledesh relations. Read more
The Daily Star, Harish Lokhun, apply
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19 October 2015
The UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, in a recent visit to the Caribbean islands of Jamaica and Grenada, announced an immediate doubling of Chevening Scholarships available to Commonwealth Caribbean countries. The increase comes off the back of a tripling of the number of Chevening Scholarships in 2014, and will apply to the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda; the Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Dominica; Grenada; Guyana; Jamaica; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; and Trinidad and Tobago.   Read more
David Cameron, Caribbean, Commonwealth, Charles Leacock, Shena-Ann Ince
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