After COVID-19 spread across the world, preventing people from meeting up and altering ways of working together, the Chevening Alumni Association Nigeria (CAAN) found itself in need of a change of approach. Back in 2019, it was known that 1 in 3 young people would leave Nigeria because of national and governmental issues. This prompted […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Chevening Alumna Gloria Williston discovers how visually impaired journalist Paul Anomah-Kordieh is challenging people’s perceptions of disability.
In a rapidly changing world, we look at the skills that will shape the workforce of 2030
As the first woman in her family to go to university, Chevening Scholar Christine Coc is helping other Mayan girls follow her lead.
In 2021, we are putting an increased focus on delivering against our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
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 […]
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 […]