Britain’s Archaeological History (ongoing) Britain’s eclectic history means it’s a nation that is incredibly rich in archaeology. From well-known Neolithic sites like Stonehenge and Avebury, to Roman roads, Saxon hoards and Viking burial sites, the land beneath our feet provides many clues about the country’s past. Discover some of Britain’s best kept heritage sites to […]
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 Southbank Centre online season Ongoing With many entertainment venues shut for physical events, broadcasts from the world of music, literature and film are being streamed for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home for a fraction of the cost! Pancake Day 16th February Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is traditionally […]
As future leaders, young people really can influence politics and benefit society
Chevening unites scholars across the globe, but for some the bond goes far deeper.
Virtual events Tales Tattled & Told – 16 January Join Lichfield-based storyteller Maria Credali and the Tales Tattled & Told crew for an evening of storytelling, carried with music by the Oxfordshire duo Wednesday’s Wolves. Florence Nightingale Comes Home – 21 January The Royal College of Nursing Library and Archives presents a roundtable event discussing […]
December is upon us. 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.
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.
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’ […]