Chevening events

E.g., 2019-04-22
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26 April 2019
While other northern towns made their wealth from wool, cotton and steel, York was once known as the chocolate city. The smell of chocolate would waft through the air and dustings of cocoa would cover the surfaces after erupting from the city's famous chocolate factories: Terry's, Rowntree's and Cravens. During the day, you will learn how York built the city’s economy through the production of chocolate, before getting a chance to make your very own chocolate creation. Read more
29 April 2019
The Marine Conservation Society is the UK’s leading marine charity, working to ensure our seas are healthy, pollution free, and protected. Their beach cleans have removed over 11 million pieces of litter to date, and we'll be joining other volunteers from the local community to increase that number, cleaning up the sea front at Hightown in Merseyside. Read more
29 April 2019
Enjoy an action-packed day exploring all things Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the greatest engineering minds! Hop on a ferry taking in Bristol’s breath-taking historic harbour before arriving aboard the SS Great Britain and exploring its fantastic history. You will also take in a buffet lunch and hear from experts on the great man and his works. Read more
03 May 2019
On 3 May, Ethiopia will host celebrations for UNESCO’s 26th World Press Freedom Day. Chevening has partnered with Loughborough University London to explore this year's theme: 'Media for democracy: Journalism and elections in times of disinformation'. Read more
05 May 2019
Penny Brohn UK is inviting you to help marshal at the Bristol 10k race. Volunteer marshals will be responsible for making sure that the route is safe, and will cheer the runners on as they complete the race. This will be a fun day out and a great way to meet lots of new people. You will also get a free Penny Brohn t-shirt. Ticket release date: From 10:00 on Monday, 1 April until 10:00 on Wednesday, 3 AprilTicketing system: BallotEventbrite password: see April Scholargram Read more
09 May 2019
This workshop is designed to nurture your entrepreneurial spirit and offer practical guidance on social enterprise and business strategy in an international context. You will learn to refine your start-up ideas and feel more confident communicating them effectively in a pitch to audiences of different cultural backgrounds. Read more
10 May 2019
Join us at the Barbican Centre in London to celebrate the positive impact of 35 years of Chevening, and our Chevening changemakers, at this very special event. You will hear talks from influential alumni and inspiring scholars from the current cohort. They will be exploring the power of dialogue as a means of forging connections, mitigating conflict, and developing a shared understanding of the world around us. The evening will also feature a drinks and canapé reception in the Barbican conservatory, a plant-filled indoor rainforest in the centre of London. Read more
17 May 2019
As England’s first UNESCO City of Literature and home to the country’s first creative writing postgraduate course, Norwich is an elite destination for storytelling. This event will explore global research and celebrate Norwich’s heritage, while giving you the opportunity to create your own work and share ideas and feedback with your peers. Read more