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.

My interactive virtual learning experience

When COVID-19 sent the UK into lockdown, Chevening Scholar Dito Adisuryo had assumed that the university field trip to the Orkney Islands would be cancelled. Luckily for him and his classmates however, university professor Dr Watts, had other ideas!

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Where did I go wrong? Reading Committee feedback for applicants

As Chevening Scholarship results are announced, you may find that you have not received the news you were hoping for, and in this case will no doubt wonder where you might have gone wrong in your application – after all, you’ll want to review your application ahead of reapplying with even stronger essays when applications […]

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Ways to explore the UK in July

by Programme team – UK, Chevening Secretariat

Summer is here! We may not be spending the sunniest season in quite the ways we might have planned, but there are still lots of ways to get to know and appreciate the UK even better over the coming month. Outdoor activities If you’re keen to get outside and particularly out of a city or […]

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Six of my best study-from-home desk set ups

by Chevening Scholars - Class of 2019,

There are two key study spaces for most scholars: the library and their desk at home. When the UK went into lockdown in March and scholars could no longer physically go to the library, their desks became more important than ever so course, it became vital that their study-from-home space reflects who they are. And […]

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Six of my top tips for self-care during isolated remote-studying

by Chevening Scholars - Class of 2019,

None of us thought when celebrating the arrival of scholars to the UK in September/October 2019 that their Chevening journey would include a global pandemic and quite so much time studying from home. But, when the world throws Cheveners a problem, Cheveners rise with solutions and make the most of it. Globally, the education sector […]

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Eleven great views from my room in the UK

by Chevening Scholars - Class of 2019,

Let’s go back for a moment to July 2019… you had recently found out your Chevening Scholarship application had been successful and you might have even received your Final Award Letter. You were probably thinking, now what? Well, next you will have needed to make all of the necessary preparations to move to the UK […]

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