We get quite excited about Christmas here in the UK and we have some great tips for you to help you enjoy the Christmas festivities! Why not sample some mulled wine or make some mince pies for your friends with our recipe? Christmas markets Christmas markets are very popular in the UK as they make a […]
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.
Fresher’s week; the first week of any UK university. A week before the first academic term begins where new students can network, learn more about their university, and generally, settle in. It’s a week where student unions run many events for new students including trips, information sessions, and socialising sessions. As new students, our scholars […]
The fairy-tale architecture of Edinburgh has made the city one of my top bucket list places to visit in my whole life. This time was even more special as we delved and stepped into royal history. Let’s start with the iconic Edinburgh Castle On a misty Monday morning, a group of scholars gathered to begin […]
Colours of Sheffield I love Sheffield. I can’t recommend enough for everyone to come here and enjoy this small city in Yorkshire. Sheffield has an international reputation for metallurgy and steel making, which was a cradle of English steel industry. Furthermore, the first official football club in the world was formed here, Sheffield FC. It […]
The celebration in Shanghai was a unique opportunity for Chevening Alumni to share their experiences of the UK with the Duke, and to showcase the impact that Chevening has had on their lives and careers.
On Saturday, 3 November, Chevening Alumni in East China celebrated 35 years of Chevening with HRH The Duke of York. The exclusive reception was held in Shanghai, where the Duke is leading the UK Delegation for the China International Import Expo (CIIE). The celebration was a unique opportunity for Chevening Alumni to share their experiences […]
During the application window for 2019-20 Chevening Scholarships, Chevening Alumni around the world have been working to promote this life-changing opportunity to potential applicants in their countries. Majlinda Aliu, a Chevening Alumna from Kosovo, writes about one of the ways her local alumni group have been spreading the message. On 22 October, Chevening Alumni Kosova […]
I joined the Chevening Secretariat just two months prior to our annual Farewell event. There was a lot of work to do across the entire Secretariat to ensure we said farewell to our 2017 scholars in the right way and the right way we did! Following a great Farewell, we jumped straight into planning for Orientation, which is […]
London Hyde Park Winter Wonderland: 22 November to 2 January November in London is full of fun and sparkles. The evenings may be longer and the days a whole lot chillier, but that’s no reason to stay at home. November in London is packed with plenty of ace events and things to do, the returning […]
Andrea San Gil is an environmental engineer and sustainability expert from San José, Costa Rica, who is passionate about cities. She is the founder of the Centre for Urban Sustainability, a non-profit organisation that seeks to improve quality of life for people living in cities in developing counties. Andrea was recently appointed as Advisor to […]