It has been an unusual year, but don’t let that stop you from exploring and enjoying the UK. Have a look at the in person and virtual events for this month.
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.
Virtual events Book Week Scotland [16 – 22 November] People of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. Manchester Animation Festival [15-17 November] Manchester Animation Festival is the UK’s largest Animation Festival dedicated to the celebration of the animated art […]
For the longest time, the best kept secret of Silicon Valley wasn’t a software or an incubator. It was a vivacious football coach turned sales guy called Bill Campbell. He went on weekly walks with Steve Jobs and the founders of Google said they wouldn’t have made it without him.
I hadn’t planned on being a teacher. With a bachelor’s degree in biology, I was enthusiastic that further studies in forensics would be suitable. That plan did not materialise, and I took up my first job as a high-school biology teacher. Having worked for five years at my school, I could see that my students’ […]
Are you considering applying for a Chevening Scholarship? Are you wondering how you can demonstrate the ways in which you meet Chevening’s leadership requirements? We hear from 2020/2021 Chevening Scholar Sushma Mahabala about her journey to achieving a Chevening Scholarship.
Virtual events Cheltenham Literature Festival 2 – 11 October The literary festival will celebrate its 71st anniversary in 2020 and will see the launch of major books, as well as more than 500 talks, workshops and performances touching upon subjects as diverse as history, politics, sport, food and fashion. Iris Prize Festival 6-11 October Iris […]
In the final edition of the class of 2019’s scholar blogs, we asked them for advice they may have for Chevening’s class of 2020. Afterall, it’s not every day that a cohort faces a global pandemic which changes absolutely everything for them including the way they study, travel, and form relationships. So, class of 2020, […]
Demonstrating leadership qualities and showcasing how your Chevening experience will bring you closer to achieving your career goals is crucial to submitting a successful Chevening application. We hear from Chevening Scholar, Fabricio Bonecini de Almeida, Class of 2020, about how he intends to leverage the Chevening network to help him realise his dream of increasing education standards in Brazil.
We're all just passing through, but as we travel from point A to point B, it's the people we choose to travel with who are the ones that matter.
Showcasing how your chosen course content will help you achieve your career goals is a key part of the Chevening application process. We can’t wait to hear about what gets you excited about your chosen course, and how your UK university experience will bring you closer to making your goals a reality.