University partners

Our partners contribute to Chevening in various ways, helping us to develop talented individuals from across the globe who will go on to be future leaders and decision makers. Our partners help to make the experience our scholars and fellows have even more special, forging lasting relationships.

All of our partners are likeminded organisations, who have a real passion and desire to enhance the lives of people from all corners of the earth. You can find out more about each of our partners, including why they partner with Chevening and what they offer, by reading their profiles.

University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen, founded in 1495, is Scotland's third oldest and the UK's fifth oldest university. It is ranked in the top 1% within the top 150 universities in the world.

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Bangor University

Established in 1884, and located in North Wales, Bangor University offers students a wide variety of specialised programmes, modern facilities and a high level of student support. It is a university of 12,000 students from over 100 countries worldwide undertaking undergraduate, postgradua

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Birkbeck, University of London

Established in 1823, Birkbeck is part of the world famous University of London.

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Brunel University

Currently ranked 1st in London, 4th in the UK and 29th in the world for the top 100 universities founded in the last 50 years (THE - Times Higher Education, 2014), the university is based in a fantastic west London location.

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Cardiff University

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University is a member of the prestigious Russell Group top-24 UK research-led universities, with an established global profile.

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Coventry University

Coventry University is a forward-looking modern university whose roots can be traced back to 1843 to the Coventry School of Design.

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Cranfield University

Cranfield's distinctive expertise is in our deep understanding of technology and management and how these work together to benefit the world. 

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Durham University

Founded in 1832, Durham University is consistently ranked among the top 5 universities in the UK and the top 100 institutions in the world.

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Lancaster University

Located on a beautiful campus in the North West of England, the University places great emphasis on a strong student experience and employability and gives students access to academics who are experts in their field.

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The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with 4,000 students and more than 1,300 staff working in over 100 countries.

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LSE

LSE is the world’s leading dedicated social science institution. Founded in 1895, the school enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and cutting-edge research.

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Newcastle University

Newcastle University is one of the UK’s leading research universities with a proud history dating back to 1834 and a reputation for academic excellence and amazing student experience.

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Oxford University Foreign Service Programme

The University of Oxford is internationally renowned for its world-leading research, high-quality teaching, and excellent resources. Graduate students at Oxford join a diverse community of over 9,800 highly intelligent and committed fellow graduates from around 140 different countries.

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Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)  is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. With around 17,840 students, 4,000 staff and an annual turnover of £300m, we are one of the biggest University of London colleges.

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Royal Holloway University of London

Royal Holloway, a constituent college of the federal University of London, is recognised as one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities, highly ranked in the latest research audit (REF 2014).

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Swansea University

Swansea University matches academic excellence with an enviable quality of life.  Founded in 1920 and just three hours from London by train, they are a traditional university with a long history of academic success, excellent facilities and high standards of teaching.  When students choos

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University of Bath

The University of Bath, School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools.

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University of Birmingham

Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives.

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University of Bradford

The University of Bradford has almost 50 years of academic excellence behind it as a university, and an ever growing international reputation and course provision.

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University of Bristol

Bristol is one of the most popular and successful universities in the UK and was ranked within the top 40 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16.

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University of Cambridge

Founded in 1209, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's fourth-oldest surviving university. Cambridge is formed from a variety of institutions which include 31 constituent colleges and over 100 academic departments organised into six school

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University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston was founded in 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge. UCLan has evolved over the years to become a world-class institution, confirmed by its inclusion in the QS World Rankings – the first modern university in the UK

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UCL

UCL was founded in 1826 to open up university education in England to those who had been excluded from it.  It has the best academic to student ratio in the UK (1:10), enabling small class sizes and outstanding individual support and is one of the top two universities in the UK for the nu

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University of Dundee

Founded in 1881, the University of Dundee is proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s leading universities, internationally renowned for its expertise across a range of disciplines including science, medicine, engineering and art.

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University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned university situated within a distinctive and attractive campus in the historic city of Norwich.

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University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh was founded in 1583, making it one of Scotland's oldest universities.

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University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction.

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University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow is in the world's top 100 universities and the UK's top 10.  They have been welcoming world changers since 1451 and have dedicated themselves to inspiring great minds, from the pioneer of television, John Logie Baird, to Scotland’s current First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. Today they continue that tradition with more than 18,000 undergraduate students and 7,000 postgraduate students from across the globe each year. 

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University of Leeds

Leeds is one of the largest research-based institutions in the UK and in 2012/13 attracted £129m of research income.

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University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is a member of the Russell Group of 24 research-led UK universities and is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide.

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Loughborough University

Loughborough is a leading UK university, with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with industry, great graduate employment prospects, and unrivalled sporting achievement. From 2015, Loughborough University has two great campuses, offering stud

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University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is one of the world’s best universities, distinguished for its commitment to learning and world-class research.  The University in the top 1% of universities worldwide and is recognised globally for ground-breaking research and teaching excellence.  As an inte

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University of Reading

The University of Reading is in the top 1% of Universities worldwide.

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University of Salford

The University of Salford’s roots trace back to the time of the great Industrial Revolution of the 19th century, with a strong history of advanced technology and innovation.

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University of Sheffield

We're a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities. Our outstanding performance for excellent teaching and research, as part of a genuinely global community, is consistently confirmed by international independent assessments.

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University of Southampton

The University of Southampton is a member of the Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities, and is regularly ranked among the top 20 institutions in the UK and in the top 1% of universities worldwide. Their academic strengths are broad-ranging, encompassing the sciences, enginee

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University of South Wales

The University of South Wales was formed in 2013 through a merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport to become one of the largest universities in the UK and the largest in Wales. The University has campuses throughout South Wales, in Cardiff, Newport and P

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University of Stirling

The University of Stirling is top in Scotland and third in the UK for university graduate employability among institutions with more than 500 respondents, according to statistics released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

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University of Surrey

Surrey Business School has a reputation for enterprise, cutting-edge thinking and academically rigorous research, providing world-class business, economic and management education to students from around the globe. As part of the University of Surrey (ranked 4th in The Guardian University

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University of Warwick

Located in the heart of England, the University of Warwick is a leading UK university, quickly establishing an international reputation for excellence and is consistently listed in the UK’s Top 10 universities.

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