Events

Events

Chevening runs an extensive events programme throughout the year, to encourage scholars to explore the UK, network with each other and important stakeholders around the UK, and to enhance their academic abilities. 

In this section, you can find out more about the types of events we run, as well as view our calendar and book tickets to upcoming events. 

Latest news

One of the best things about Christmas in Britain is our bustling Christmas markets, where wooden chalets adorn the streets and hot chocolates are the order of the day. Here we've rounded up five of Britain's best Christmas markets, perfect for getting in the festive spirit this winter.   Edinburgh (20 November - 4 January) Read more
Christmas markets, holidays, festivities, winter
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New Chevening Scholars
1,900 Chevening Scholars were officially welcomed to the UK at an inspirational welcome event hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) at ExCeL London. Chevening Orientation, 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
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As part of its global scholarship scheme, Chevening has joined with the N8 Research Partnership to provide expanded opportunities for Chinese scholars to study in the north of England. The N8 Research Partnership is a consortium of universities, which aims to maximise impact, promote collaboration, establish innovative research capabilities and programmes, and drive economic growth. Read more
N8 Research Partnership, China, north of England
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Scholar group picture from Mount Snowdon
On Friday, 12 August and Saturday, 13 August, Bangor University hosted a group of 44 Chevening Scholars for Chevening's second overnight event in Wales. Scholars enjoyed a weekend of culture and outdoor activities in an area of stunning natural beauty in the UK. The group learned about the history and culture of Wales from experts at Bangor University. They then visited the impressive Caernarfon Castle before trying out a traditional Welsh folk dance, the twmpath, in the evening. Read more
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Upcoming events

Feb
24
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’! Read more
Bristol
Jan
27
Think you might be the next global innovator? Read more
MBA Suite, University of Liverpool
Feb
2 to 3
As part of our Best of British series we will be spending the evening at Kielder Observatory, situated in remote Northumberland. Read more
Kielder Observatory, Northumberland
Feb
17
Come watch six of your fellow Cheveners debate the question: ‘Should the responsibility for protecting the natural environment lie with governments?’ Read more
Goldsmiths, University of London