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.
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.
Whether it’s a helpful local or a chatty barkeeper, you can find friendly Brits throughout every corner of the UK. Melissa Guadalupe shares her experience of getting to know the British people.
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.
Despite depictions of gloomy weather, the UK is actually abundant in natural beauty. Khaoula Ali shares her five favourite outdoor spots in the UK.
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.
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.
Whether you’re into music, film, theatre, or fashion, there's something for everyone in the UK. Christine Franciska shares how she was inspired by this arts and culture haven.
The UK is brimming with famous authors who were inspired by the societies in which they lived. Chris Charamba shares some of the highlights of the UK's long and illustrious literary history.
Networking is a constituent part of Chevening’s offer. Scholars are encouraged – even expected – to take advantage of their time in the UK to meet with people they wouldn’t usually encounter in their home countries, and exchange passions, hopes, and ideas with their new connections. Once in a blue moon, the person you’re exchanging ideas with might […]
Some of Thailand’s most talented young professionals were gathered at the British Embassy Bangkok on 28 February for the highly anticipated Chevening Annual Talk. This event, which is jointly hosted by the Thailand Chevening Alumni Association and the British Embassy Bangkok, brings together Chevening Alumni, embassy staff, and other dynamic young professionals to network, engage, […]