Chevening Alumni share their advice for successfully applying to Chevening. In this article, we hear from Basma Taysir El Doukhi about how her UK study experience is advancing her career in building a better future for refugees and forcibly displaced communities.
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.
As applications open for the Western Balkans Cyber Security Fellowship, we hear from two alumni about the future of the cyber security sector, and the pressing need to increase diversity within the field.
With dark, cold nights and rainy days, we know that winter in the UK can be a tough time of year. That's why we've compiled this quick list of things you can do to make sure you're taking care of yourself and staying as cheerful as possible during these tricky months.
As part of our Winter Wellbeing series, we’re showcasing some recommendations for making the most of Christmas in the UK. Here are some of the songs that make some of our scholars and staff feel the most festive – so put on your headphones and get your Christmas going! Arafat Rahaman, Bangladesh O Holy […]
As part of our Winter Wellbeing series, we’re showcasing some recommendations for making the most of Christmas in the UK. Here are some scholar and staff suggestions for the best Christmas films to make the perfect cosy movie night in. Love Actually (2003) Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing […]
Celtic Connections, Glasgow, 20 January – 6 February Glasgow’s annual folk, roots and world music festival, celebrating Celtic music and its connections to cultures across the globe. It’s the largest annual winter music festival of its kind and Britain’s premier celebration of Celtic music, and usually featuring concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, and workshops. Burns […]
Lights twinkle on decorated trees in homes around the UK as the evenings grow darker and colder. Christmas can be a joyful time of year, but for international students studying in a foreign country it can sometimes be more challenging. You might be separated from your friends and family due to distance or the restrictions of the pandemic.
We speak to international students and Chevening Alumni about their perseverance, passion, and relentless pursuit of their goals to successfully leverage their UK study experience. In this article, we hear from Chevening Alumna Adetoun Mustapha about how she's advancing scientific research to improve public health outcomes.
Find out just a few of the many things happening around the UK in December.
This article is part of our 'Ideas to save the planet' series - a series of articles each focusing on a different innovative solution to help tackle climate change. We are grateful to our expert alumni for their insights, and hope to inspire further action through sharing their ideas.