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.

#OurClimatePledge: pledge to protect our planet in 2021

At Chevening, we are very proud to be teaming up with our partners at the Marshall, Fulbright and Commonwealth scholarship programmes to encourage our communities to take climate action in 2021, the year the UK holds the presidency for the COP26 climate conference. The climate crisis affects us all, and together we can take action. Together we can […]

Life of an intern in lockdown

In a year like no other, Mariem Ben Maallem tells us about her remote-working internship with EBRD, and the experiences she’s gained from it.   Find out about applying to the EBRD internship   For the past four months, I have had the good fortune to be an intern with the EBRD’s SME Finance and […]

The newsreader who sees with his fingers

Chevening Alumna Gloria Williston discovers how visually impaired journalist Paul Anomah-Kordieh is challenging people’s perceptions of disability

The future of work

In a rapidly changing world, we look at the skills that will shape the workforce of 2030

Creative Resilience in Times of Crisis

My name is Marijose Vilá and I have been working at the British Embassy Guatemala City for the past three years as the Prosperity and Projects Officer & Chevening Officer for Guatemala and Honduras. Every year I look forward to engaging with Chevening Alumni in both countries to co-develop projects that will have a positive […]

When the WHO comes calling

After an abrupt disruption in her studies because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr Sia Morenike Tengbe, a medical doctor and public health professional from Sierra Leone, changed the subject of her dissertation to benefit the people of her country during these uncertain times. From a project focused on reproductive health, she changed the topic to […]

Shapers of tomorrow – a new vision

Initially started in Bulgaria by the local Chevening Alumni Association, the ‘Shapers of tomorrow’ mentoring programme got the interest of our alumni in Kosovo – this new initiative has now been shaped and moulded to fit the need of a new country. We’ve asked three alumni who are working on this new approach about the […]