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 in March

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 […]

Our sustainability action agenda

In the year that the UK government hosts the 26th UN Climate Change Conference, the Chevening Scholarships programme is in a unique position to effect sustainable change across the world.   With over 52,000 alumni in 160 countries and territories across the world, the Chevening network is educated, influential and led by purpose. We hope that our scholars and alumni are motivated to […]

#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 […]

What does leadership mean to you?

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.

Small steps can make huge differences

Climate action is needed, now. Although many of us accept this fact, it can be difficult to understand how to take positive action. When faced with such an enormous challenge, what can we do as individuals to help? We talk to Chevening Alumnus José Daniel Madrigal.

Creating positive change through collaboration

The networks established whilst on a Chevening Award sometimes last a lifetime. We speak with Chevening Alumna Sonia Boddie-Thompson about how a relationship created at the beginning of her Chevening journey has helped her realise her career goals.

When life doesn’t go to plan

When things don’t go according to plan, we can be left feeling frustrated at best. At worst, it can seriously impact our confidence and self-esteem. What can we do when this happens?

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 […]

7 tips for interview success

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?