On St Valentine’s Day, we brought you pictures and stories of animals across the UK that captured the hearts of our scholars. We’re sure you noticed one high profile animal was missing… the Highlands cow! Well, the Highlands cow (aka Heilan coo) is always so well loved by our scholars that we thought it deserved […]
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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.
Find out how Danni’s career in international education led her to Chevening, and what she likes to do when she’s not managing the UK programme! Chevening: What attracted you to come to work with Chevening? Danni: I have been familiar with Chevening for many years as I previously worked in international student recruitment at both […]
Global leaders who are determined to overcome humanity’s most pressing problems are featured in a photography exhibition opening in London’s Noho Showrooms on 14 March.
Global leaders who are determined to overcome humanity’s most pressing problems are featured in a photography exhibition opening in London’s Noho Showrooms on 14 March. The exhibition, called Changemakers: 35 visions of global leadership, will feature 35 specially-commissioned portraits of UK-educated leaders taken by photographers from all over the world. The images, accompanied by reflections […]
It’s St Valentine’s Day today and as people all around the world celebrate love, we too celebrate the animals that have stolen the hearts of Chevening Scholars across the UK. Prepare to say ‘aww’ and ‘ooo’ more times than you’d like to admit. We did and we aren’t afraid to admit it. 1. TOTES ADORABLE […]
I’m happy, and I’m new here. The cold winds of winter found me roaming in north London viewing houses after my move from Exeter for second term. By the third of January, I had walked around the neighbourhoods of Islington, Seven Sisters and Hackney while operating from my base in Kensal Green with random trips […]
Being a master’s student abroad is not always easy. Cultural shock from being far away from home is common. Complying with numerous deadlines and exams can also take a toll on your mental wellbeing. Thankfully, mindfulness offers skills to understand and act upon time-management, stress, and procrastination. But what is mindfulness? Chevening scholars were introduced […]
Fun fact, there are 28 rivers in the UK and the longest is the River Severn at 220 miles which runs through Wales and England. The most famous however, is probably the River Thames at 215 miles long. With this many rivers, it is no surprise that there are also many, many bridges. We asked […]
North West Museum of the MoonPreston2 to 24 February Have a totally unique visitor experience in the Harris Museum in the new year, when a giant moon goes on display. The Museum of the Moon is an incredible combination of technical and scientific skill that creates a personal connection with the viewer. Made using detailed […]
The two countries that call the Caribbean island of La Hispaniola home, Haiti and the Dominican Republic (DR), are geographically close, but have not always enjoyed a harmonious relationship. In November 2018, the Chevening Alliance for La Hispaniola organised a binational conference in Santo Domingo, bringing together alumni from these neighbouring nations to discuss challenges […]