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.

Shaping the future with disruptive solutions

by Bettina von Stamm,

What are the buzzwords of our time? What is it that really matters to today’s leaders, change makers and innovators? Words like ‘sustainability’ and ‘disruptive solutions’ might seem overused, but the urgency behind them is very real. Whether it’s natural disasters, climate change, lack of access to water or forced displacement, it is clear that […]

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Alumni Alliance begins its next chapter

The Chevening Alumni Alliance (CAA) are a group based in the UK, with membership open to all Chevening Alumni, wherever they are based. The board members are all volunteers, and give up their time because they love Chevening! With board members from Latin America, South East and East Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, […]

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Following in the footsteps of greatness

Due to the critical and creative nature of its higher education, it is no surprise that many of the world’s greatest thinkers have studied in the UK. Sanja Gardasevic highlights some of the most influential people to come out of UK institutions, among them over 100 Nobel Prize winners.

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Uniting a nation through sport

The UK is home to Premier League football, and it annually hosts the London Marathon, F1 Grand Prix, Wimbledon, and many other events. Martin Asiedu-Dartey gives a rundown of his time in the UK during the 2018 World Cup.

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Embracing diversity in all of its forms

The UK is one of the most diverse countries in the world, and has a long history of welcoming visitors from around the globe. Julze Alejandre shares what it was like to encounter different cultures, beliefs, and opinions.

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Reliving history and heritage

Packed with historic monuments, stately homes, castles, and cathedrals, there are countless well-preserved sites of historical interest in the UK. James Gatia Matheson shares his journey through history.

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