Chevening news

The Chevening community extends to all corners of the globe. Here is the latest news on what is going on in the Chevening network.

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24 May 2019
Harnessing Chevening networks to tackle climate change, promote economic prosperity, and protect media freedom. It seemed no regional or global challenge was beyond the ambitions of the dynamic Chevening Alumni who gathered in Warsaw in May to discuss the future of Europe, and an agenda for strengthening networks in a rapidly changing world. Read more
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16 May 2019
Fifty-two Chevening Fellows from nine different countries representing nine fellowship programmes gathered for the fifth Annual Chevening Fellowships Dinner held at Drapers’ Hall in London on 9 May 2019. Read more
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UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt at World Press Freedom Day celebrations in Ethiopia
03 May 2019
Sixty media professionals from across Africa will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills, and networks as part of a new Chevening Fellowship programme announced by UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship will focus on promoting and protecting media freedom, and forms part of a global effort led by the UK and Canada to improve the safety of journalists. Read more
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17 April 2019
Scholars were urged to aid the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s media freedom campaign at the sixth annual Chevening Conference hosted at the University of Manchester on Friday, 12 April. Read more
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01 April 2019
A newly discovered octopus species, found off the coast of South Korea, has been named after the Chevening Scholarships programme by the scientist who found it. South Korean Chevening Alumna Dr Aprille Phul decided to give the new octopus the Latin scientific name of Octopoda Chevenuss Scholarpod after spending a career-changing year studying in the UK with the help of a Chevening Scholarship. Read more
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22 March 2019
The Bulgarian Chevening Association (BCA) is a vibrant group of Chevening Alumni based in Sofia, Bulgaria. Since a re-launch in 2017, the group have been working hard to provide networking opportunities for their members and opportunities to inspire the next generation of young Bulgarians. Read more
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18 March 2019
The Chevening Alumni Alliance (CAA) are a group based in the UK, with membership open to all Chevening Alumni, wherever they are based. The board members are all volunteers, and give up their time because they love Chevening! With board members from Latin America, South East and East Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, they are truly representative of the global network. On Saturday, 16 March, they held their AGM and announced the opening of elections to bring in a new board to lead the CAA in its next chapter. Read more
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Duchess of Sussex with Mayamiko Chibowa
11 March 2019
Networking is a constituent part of Chevening’s offer. Scholars are encouraged – even expected – to take advantage of their time in the UK to meet with people they wouldn’t usually encounter in their home countries, and exchange passions, hopes, and ideas with their new connections. Read more
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05 March 2019
Some of Thailand’s most talented young professionals were gathered at the British Embassy Bangkok on 28 February for the highly anticipated Chevening Annual Talk. Read more
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19 February 2019
Global leaders who are determined to overcome humanity’s most pressing problems are featured in a photography exhibition opening in London’s Noho Showrooms on 14 March. Read more
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