BY CAROLINE SCOTTER-MAINPRIZE ‘No one knew how to deal with it when the outbreak first struck – it was chaos. There was no leadership. There seemed to be no coordination with the international agencies. There was no means of social mobilisation to engage with communities and limit transmission of the disease. We lacked equipment and […]
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.
In need of isolation inspiration? We asked Chevening programme officers how they entertain themselves while they stay at home.
I was one of four Chevening Scholars that was invited to share my research with HRH Meghan Markle at Buckingham Palace on Commonwealth Day.
In many cultures, spring represents rebirth, renewal, and hope. Spring is also about positivity and beauty – two things that feel especially important now. After a dark, cold, and long winter, glimpses of spring are always welcome and each year, scholars find their morale lifted greatly by these small changes to the weather and to […]
What do all the different teams do at Chevening? To find out more about what one particular team does, we spoke to Rachel and Nora from the international team...
Scotland Glasgow Comedy Festival When: 12-29th March Where: Glasgow Back for its 18th year, this international comedy festival (the largest in Europe) promises huge laughs. Featuring film screenings, stand-up comics and witty plays at venues across the city, make sure to peruse the catalogue so as not to miss out! North West World’s Original Marmalade […]
FACING THE FUTURE Kazhaw Rashid, Iraq ‘“How do I begin making a lasting change?” A question that has been haunting me for so long. This simple yet effective book helped me sort that out! It has a powerful message about the fear of change, and how to motivate people to face the future and take […]
Chevening interviews will soon begin around the world, and we wanted to give you some tips. Who better to ask than those who have been there, done that, and got the scholarship?
Terms to know Reading Committees: Applications that pass the initial eligibility sift are reviewed by a Reading Committee, composed of a regional and an academic assessor. Longlists: Top scoring applications are added to a longlist, and are passed on to the relevant embassy or high commission (‘post’) for further review. Shortlists: From their longlist, posts […]
There are lots of events up and down the country in celebration of International Women’s Day. Here, we’ve included a round-up of the best, so if you want to feel that feminist glow – look no further!