Chevening's impact

Cheveners across the world are committed to using the knowledge, skills and networks they gain in the UK to positively impact people's lives.

Since 1983, Chevening has brought exceptional individuals from around the world to study in the UK. This unique opportunity has helped to elevate careers, transform communities, shift and deepen perspectives, and build intercontinental bridges.


We spotlight Chevening Alumni striving to create meaningful change

There are currently estimated to be 218 million women around the world who don’t have access to safe and effective contraception to avoid unwanted pregnancy. Dakshitha Wickremarathne is working tirelessly to change this in his home country of Sri Lanka.

Read about Dakshitha's work

Areas of impact

Find out more about Chevening's global community of leaders who are challenging convention, exploring new ideas, asking difficult questions, and creating new solutions to global challenges.

Taking action to tackle climate change

Taking action to tackle climate change

Cheveners across the world are committed to taking action to tackle climate change. Learn more about the work of our community and find out what you can do to get involved.

Choosing to challenge inequality

Choosing to challenge inequality

Members of the Chevening community are choosing to challenge inequality. Learn more about the work of our community in protecting human rights and speaking up for safe and inclusive communities.

Embracing science and technology

Embracing science and technology

Cheveners around the world are embracing innovation in science and technology to confront global challenges. Read their stories and find out more about the impact you could have as a Chevening Scholar.

Read our latest impact report

2021 was another extraordinary year for the Chevening programme. Read about it here.

Read our 2021 impact report

Read our latest alumni news

Chevening Alumnus Ali Esmaiel wins award

Years of conflict have left their mark on Syria's historic cities, some of the oldest in the world. We hear about the achievements of Chevening Alumnus Ali Esmaiel in restoring and protecting the remarkable world heritage sites in Syria.

Alumni spotlight: Wadi Ben-Hirki

Wadi Ben-Hirki is a Chevening Alumna from the Class of 2021 and works across Nigeria to impact the lives of the marginalized and disadvantaged through humanitarianism and advocacy. Discover more about her work here.

Where could a Chevening Fellowship take you?

2019 Chevening Alumna Mirza Nikšić gained a promotion shortly studying in the UK with the Chevening Western Balkans Fellowship. We find out how he leveraged his new knowledge and networks to achieve his career goals.