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.

Why study in the UK?

Chevening Alumni share their advice for successfully applying to Chevening. In this article, we hear from Basma Taysir El Doukhi about how her UK study experience is advancing her career in building a better future for refugees and forcibly displaced communities.

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Empowering women: Freedom through art

ARCA Fine Arts, a creative project developed with migrant Latin American women living in Porto Alegre, Brazil, arrives on digital platforms on the 18th of October. Composed of digital and printed photographs, the Casa Collection connects its viewers with its artists through a visual experience. Here we learn more about the inspirations behind the project and how it has influenced the experiences of the women it has helped so far.

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Building entrepreneurs out of poverty

Mashiat Mahbub Chowdhury and Sayan Muhammad Rafi, two Chevening alumni from Bangladesh, are now making an impact in the development sector of their home country. Either by providing mechanization for agricultural activities or improving women’s knowledge and abilities in business, their work empowers rural Bangladeshi communities to come out of poverty and challenge social and cultural norms.

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Empowering Female Leadership

March 2021 marked an important moment for the Russia Chevening Association – they launched the Diversity and Inclusion Club. The club aims to develop a network of Russian and international female leaders, exchange experiences, empower and support each other in tackling acute challenges in business, social, cultural and personal development. Olga Diachenko, member and leader of the Russia Chevening Association speaks to us about it.

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