Viktoriia Neiman graduated from Kings College London this year on a Chevening Scholarship with an MSc in Public Policy and Management. Mere months after graduating, Viktoriia is already putting her learnings into practice, working on the UK-led Partnership Fund for a Resilient Ukraine to support reconstruction efforts in her home country.
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.
Mercy Nachalwe Chipampe is a 2009 Chevening Scholar and a leading expert in radiography and mammography. She has made innovative strides in early cancer detection and treatment in Zambia.
Kanta Singh has dedicated her whole career to tackling issues of gender inequality. In 2019, she embarked on the Chevening Gurukul Fellowship for Leadership and Excellence. The programme allowed her to expand her network and capacity even further to help her on her mission to build a more equal India, one girl and one voice at a time.
From teaching himself English as a child to revolutionizing freeze-drying food technology in China, Qinfang Lu takes us on a trip down memory lane, revealing what it was like to be awarded one of the very first Chevening Scholarships in 1985.
How far would you go to combat domestic violence? Meet Busayapa Srisompong, an inspiring Chevening Alumna who founded SHero Thailand, an organisation with an aspiration to eliminate domestic violence in Thailand.
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.
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.