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. If you have an interesting news story you would like to share with the Chevening community then please fill in our news submission form

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30 November 2015
November saw the launch of the Chevening Relays – a new initiative that aims to encourage Cheveners to collaborate, network, travel, and take collective responsibility for a common goal. Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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