Dr Mina Brajovic is the Head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Office in Montenegro. She became a Chevening Scholar in 1999, studying Law at the University of Cambridge at a time when her country was recovering from conflict. Almost 25 years on, Mina reflects on how her aspirations for building a better world have changed over time, as well as the key learnings that have stayed with her from her Chevening year.
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.
Anote Tong is the former president of Kiribati and a famous ‘climate warrior’. After becoming a Chevening Scholar in 1987, Anote maps out the surprising path he took into politics and how he succeeded in focusing global attention on the human dimensions of climate change.
After returning home from your Chevening year, you might experience something known as 'reverse culture shock'. We've asked our seasoned alumni for advice for any new Chevening Alumni entering this new stage of their journey.
Chevening Alumnus Hasan Kilani is passionate about promoting diversity and inclusion in the Middle East and North Africa region. He shares how a Chevening Scholarship helped to boost his career.
Twenty years after her Chevening Scholarship, alumna Jerusa Ali now works as Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Jerusa shares her Chevening journey and her advice for new Chevening Alumni.
Congratulations on completing your Chevening Award! It's now time to begin the next stage of your journey as Chevening Alumni. But what should you do first when you return home?
Whether you studied for a master’s in Human Rights or spent your degree learning the intricacies of Cyber Security, one thing’s for sure: completing your studies means you’re ready to take the next step in your career. Here’s how to make the most of your Chevening Award when you graduate and return home.
This Pride Month, we’re celebrating Cheveners working across the globe to improve rights and opportunities for the LGBT+ community. Dr Henry Za Lal Lian works for UNICEF to prevent HIV in adolescents and young people.
Whether you’re connecting with a fellow Chevening Alum or a leader in your industry, online networking is an effective way to get ahead in your career. Here are some key tips.
As Chevening Alumni, you gain exclusive access to a range of networks of like-minded professionals. Explore Chevening Alumni Alliance's Thematic Networks below to find your group.