December. A month that can be defined by a variety of holiday celebrations across the world including Christmas, Hanukkah (month dependent), Yule, Yalda, and of course, New Year’s Eve. For Cheveners, it is also a break from university between terms which means, ample time to explore the UK, create new traditions, and form new friendships […]
News and blogs
The Chevening community extends to all corners of the globe. Here is the latest news on what is going on in the Chevening network, and blogs from members of our community.
The Chevening Transitional Justice Forum took place in Caracas at the end of 2019, with the intention of discussing ways to tackle the obstacles to justice in society. Chevening Officer Angel Blanco gives us an account. On 21 and 22 November, the British Embassy in Caracas carried out the Chevening Transitional Justice Forum in Venezuela, […]
We asked our scholars what they thought would happen in sport in 2020. Here's what they had to say...
We asked our scholars what they thought would happen in world politics in 2020. Here's what they had to say...
One Mexican scholar will be funded to study a one-year taught master’s course in the UK in 2020-2021 through the creation of the Chevening Mansion House scholarship.
Anywhere in the UK (throughout the year) Running! It may be cold outside but there’s one sure fire way to get warm and that’s to run. Start off the New Year in a healthy way and break into a sweat, make friends and get fitter at a free running event held in cities across the […]
How do we care for our own and other’s wellbeing? How do we harness practical tools at our disposal to improve our quality of life? These were the big questions being tackled at the Chevening CIS Conference in November. Hosted by the Russia Chevening Alumni Association with the British Embassy in Moscow, the event attracted […]
The One Young World summit brings delegates and leaders, present and future, together from across the globe. Two thousand young people from over 190 countries attended the four day forum this year, which aims to accelerate social impact. Besides hosting a series of talks on a variety of subjects from some particularly inspiring people, this […]
The Greening Western Balkans’ Environmental Conference took place in Skopje at the end of October, with the intention of tackling climate change head on. Gjakush Kabashi gives us an account. The environmental issues faced by the Western Balkans countries have drastically increased over the last few years, raising the demands of the citizens and the […]
Chevening Alumna Kirana Augustina was chosen to be one of 300 women taking part in a cross Atlantic voyage to raise awareness of plastic pollution. Here she gives her account of the journey. It sounds unreal at first. How can an all-women crew be so brave in the middle of open seas and face all […]