Bernardo Ivo-Cruz undertook his Chevening Scholarship in 2001 at the University of Bristol. Now, in 2022, he has just been appointed Secretary of State for Internationalisation at the Portuguese Foreign Ministry. We interview him to find out how he did it.
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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.
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Cheveners come from a diverse range of different backgrounds but they all share similar leadership qualities. The images below depict just some of those qualities.
Answer these questions well at interview and you're sure to succeed!
Getting to the interview stage of the Chevening application process is a significant achievement. What can you do now in preparation for acing the interview?