Recent Chevening Alumnus Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún always knew his passion lays with books. From his early years when he used to go through his father’s book collection, he then helped Google give Google Maps a Nigerian voice, right before taking his passion a step forward as a Chevening British Library Fellow.
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.
January 2021 marked the start of the Tunisian chapter of the mentoring scheme – ‘The Chevening in Tunisia – Mentoring programme’. Ran by the British Embassy Tunis, the initiative started as a 3-month CAPF (Chevening Alumni Programme Fund) initiative that overcame the unprecedented challenges brought by the pandemic. Chevening Officer Tasnim Abderrahim tells us all about it.
Scholars have given 1,435 hours for 135 different organisations and causes across the UK during the 2020/2021 academic year, despite Covid-19 social distancing requirements.
Virtual and in-person events, June 2021 Moray Walking and Outdoor Festival, 16-23 June 2021 Dust off your walking boots for the Moray Walking and Outdoor Festival. Scotland’s Midsummer Outdoor Festival is an ideal way to explore Moray. From the foothills of the Cairngorms to Moray’s award-winning coastline you can enjoy long summer days discovering Moray’s […]
Shanea Strachan, (2020, Bahamas) one of our wonderful SMAs, talks us through her attitude to mental health, her tips for well-being and shares some pictures from her time in Bournemouth. Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 took place a few weeks ago. A week dedicated to focusing on mental health and well-being, this year’s theme […]
From world-renowned universities and an open and friendly culture, to stunning natural beauty and a vibrant and diverse nightlife, there are plenty of reasons to study in the UK. We delve deeper into what you can expect from your UK university experience.
To help you when applying for Chevening, we’ve collated some of our independent reading committees best feedback and advice.
Ngozi Gwam, Lloyd's Register Business Manager, Sub Saharan Africa, outlines the global professional services organisation's commitment to developing leadership.
Chevening’s first virtual festival is getting closer! A celebration for the Class of 2020, it will be an event full of networking, inspiring speeches, and plenty of opportunity – we couldn’t be more excited. We are thrilled to announce that our keynote speaker for ‘Summer Connect: Chevener for Life’ will be Alicia Herbert, the Director […]
There are always fun events running across the UK for everybody to enjoy, whatever your interests. Some events are free whilst others may have a small charge.