Scholars events

Want to get involved with Chevening? Take a look at our events below. If you want to book tickets, keep an eye out for the Eventbrite passwords in the monthly 'Scholargram'.

E.g., 2017-11-21
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22 November 2017
Join us at Hope Pastures horse rescue centre in Leeds, which has been rescuing and re-homing abandoned horses, ponies, and donkeys since 1974. We will be helping out for the day with a range of tasks, including painting and weatherproofing the stables, repairing fencing, gardening, and clearing the site. We'll get a chance to meet some of sanctuary's residents too! Read more
24 November 2017
Discover Scotland’s culture, history, language and politics. Join us for a tour of the Scottish Parliament, followed by an exciting lecture on Scottish identity and a Gaelic language lesson. Cost: £10Password: available in November ScholargramTicket registration opens: 10:00, Thursday, 2 November (for 48 hours)Ticketing system: Ballot (find out more about the ballot system here) Read more
06 December 2017
Join Chevening at our first workshop of the year, where we will dive into the nitty gritty of international development. You will hear from experts in the field and work with each other to learn about policy writing, development funding, and more. Come prepared to solve the world’s problems! Cost: £10Password: available in November ScholargramTicket registration opens: 10:00 on Tuesday, 7 November (for 48 hours)Ticketing system: Ballot Read more
08 December 2017
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. You will start the day learning about the fascinating work carried out by the University of Leicester's SRC. The SRC's programme has three main areas of focus, which are: Read more
13 December 2017
This outdoorsy volunteering opportunity is a collaboration with the Conservation Volunteers, a charity that helps to build healthier and happier communities all around the country. It's a great opportunity to meet new people, have fun, and spend a few of hours helping keep the UK beautiful and green. Read more
22 January 2018
Two days of fun in vibrant Glasgow. On day one you’ll try traditional Scottish dancing, sample haggis, and learn more about Scotland's national poet Robert Burns at our ceilidh. On day two you’ll discover more about Glasgow, including its history, culture, and future. Team up with other scholars for an exciting hunt for facts around the city, followed by a talk on why Glasgow is a city of the future. Read more