Chevening Orientation 2020

Chevening Orientation 2020

Programme for Chevening Orientation

Time Description
14:00 Welcome from Chevening Secretariat
14:05 Introduction from Naomi Rayner, Head of The Scholarships Unit at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
14:10 Speech from Vijay Rangarajan, Director General, Americas and Overseas Territories at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
14:20 Keynote speech from Nick Bridge, the Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
14:40 Questions with Nick Bridge
14:50 Scholar video – Chosen for Chevening
15:00 Scholarship essentials presentation from the Chevening programme officers
15:25 Speech from Mirta Aguirre, Chevening Alumna 2015/2016
15:30 Chevening Secretariat Q&A session
15:40 Chevening Social Media Ambassadors and the Chevening treasure hunt
15:45 Closing remarks from Miranda Thomas, Director at the Chevening Secretariat

Speakers at Chevening Orientation

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  • Vijay Rangarajan, Director General, Americas and Overseas Territories at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
  • Nick Bridge, Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change – Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
  • Mirta Aguirre, Chevening Alumna 2015/2016