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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.
One of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), set out by the United Nations, is to protect and conserve life below water (United Nations, 2021). Our oceans cover 71% of Earth’s surface, making it the planet’s largest habitat. Did you know that more than 800 species living in the depths of our oceans have interacted […]
By Laura May, Digital Editor at Just Another Magazine Structure and routine are incredibly valuable How much did you previously think about your daily structure? If you’re like most, then it didn’t often cross your mind. You took it for granted that your time would go towards set events and habits. If you had a […]
Mayfair & Belgravia’s Wander Art Trail- Ongoing Immerse yourself in art and design simply by wandering the streets of Mayfair & Belgravia. The area’s outdoor gallery trail, Wander Art, is home to creations from some of the world’s most exciting artists. The bespoke walking trail features 12 artworks in a range of distinctive striking and […]
The examination and assessment period might look very different this year, with less paper-based exams in exam halls and more online and written assessments instead.
From Moldova to University College London and then the BBC, 2019 Chevening Alumna Marina Shupac tells what she learnt through the experience of having her graduation ‘Last chance for Justice’ film globally broadcasted by the BBC. The film is now available on BBC iPlayer. I knew that I want to tell stories of real people […]
Akil Yunus, 2017 Chevener from Malaysia, shares his experience as a member of the Chevening Alumni Malaysia association and how the CAMaraderie concept came to life.
Chevening Alumna from 2016, Bolivian Paola Escobari, is pursuing an exciting career in STEM by working at the Bolivian Space Agency. After graduating from the University of Surrey with an MSc in Science in Microwave and Radiofrequency Engineering, Paola better understood the importance of young girls being exposed to ‘harder’ subjects. Here she tells us […]
After COVID-19 spread across the world, preventing people from meeting up and altering ways of working together, the Chevening Alumni Association Nigeria (CAAN) found itself in need of a change of approach. Back in 2019, it was known that 1 in 3 young people would leave Nigeria because of national and governmental issues. This prompted […]
Global issues such as climate change and rapid urbanisation are placing even greater strain on one of the world’s most precious finite natural resources, water. How can we improve access to clean water in water scarce countries like Tanzania? We speak with Chevening Scholar, Oscar Timothy.