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'.

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02 June 2017
Apply to take part in our next #CheveningDebate Applications to take part in the second #CheveningDebate of 2017 are open until Tuesday, 25 April at 17:00. The statement that you will be debating for and against is: 'International development aid is succesful in achieving its goals.' When will the debate take place? The debate will take place from 18:00 to 21:00 on Friday, 2 June 2017 at the prestigious Cambridge Union, a long-time home to passionate student debates featuring the country's brightest and best. Read more
28 April 2017
What is artificial intelligence? Will computers outperform humans at everything? Could robots take over the world? Explore these questions and more in our third lecture at the University of Edinburgh, where we will seek to understand the role of artificial intelligence and how it will shape our future. Read more
08 May 2017
Join leading academics from Durham University’s Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexualities to learn how gendered stereotypes might be holding back your leadership potential, and what you can do to improve your skills, change your mindset, and take on the world! Read more
26 April 2017
The Cotswolds covers an area of almost 800 square miles and runs through five counties. One of the delights of visiting the Cotswolds is exploring the different areas, each with its own identity, yet all with those defining Cotswold features: golden stone and rolling hills. Read more
03 May 2017
This is a fantastic chance to see inside the centre for political life in the UK, some of which dates back to the 11th century, and to get an idea of what it's like to be a British MP debating the issues of our time. The Palace of Westminster, situated on the River Thames, is the home of the House of Lords and the House of Commons. We will end the day at King's College London where you will have the opportunity to hear more about UK political life from KCL professors. You will also get the chance to network with your fellow Cheveners. Read more