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

As part of the 'Best of British’ series, Chevening Scholars explored one of the UK’s most historic sites—The Roman Baths. Read more
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Chevening Scholars had the privilege of an exclusive tour of 10 Downing Street on Wednesday, 12 April, the official residence and office of the UK Prime Minister. 24 scholars won the chance to get a rare glimpse behind the famous black door, inside an historic and elegant building where key decisions have been taken in the UK since 1735, including this week's decision to call a general election. Read more
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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
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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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Upcoming events

Nov
22
Join us at Hope Pastures horse rescue centre in Leeds, which has been rescuing and re-homing abandoned horses, ponies, and donkeys since 1974. Read more
Leeds
Nov
24
Discover Scotland’s culture, history, language and politics. Read more
Edinburgh, Scotland
Dec
6
Join Chevening at our first workshop of the year, where we will dive into the nitty gritty of international development. Read more
King's College London
Dec
8
Enjoy an out of this world experience in Leicester at the University of Leicester's Space Research Centre (SRC), followed by a visit to the National Space Centre. Read more
University of Leicester and the National Space Centre, Leicester