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.

Eleven great views from my room in the UK

by Chevening Scholars - Class of 2019,

Let’s go back for a moment to July 2019… you had recently found out your Chevening Scholarship application had been successful and you might have even received your Final Award Letter. You were probably thinking, now what? Well, next you will have needed to make all of the necessary preparations to move to the UK […]

Supporting small business and innovative entrepreneurs

by Lili Dopidze, Chevening Alumna

I spent 4 months with SME Finance and Development Team at EBRD and was working on the Star Venture Programme that supports innovative entrepreneurs on their work to create social and economic change.

Virtual ways to explore the UK in June

by Chevening,

The UK continues to get creative and bring us so many ways to enjoy our time indoors or socially distancing outdoors. Here is our round up of the some of our favourite things going on in June.

Dealing with uncertainty amid the Covid-19 pandemic

by Umair Khan, Social media ambassador

The news of the Covid-19 Pandemic brought a wave of grief, anxiety, uncertainty and fear to the world in 2020. This was heightened with the imposition of a lockdown in dozens of countries across the world. Maintaining social distancing and leading isolated lives is an additional risk factor for the stress we all are going through, especially for the younger and older population.

Virtual ways to explore the UK in May

Theatre and music One evening, why not dress up and enjoy a play from the National Theatre from the comfort of your home. For musical lovers, nothing beats The Shows Must Go On! channel that releases London West End hits weekly. You can also enjoy some classical music by listening to live concerts by the […]

Alumni in Bhutan debut documentary on domestic violence

By Yangchen Dolkar Dorji, Project Lead at Project Gakyid Project Gakyid is the first project to be initiated by Chevening Alumni in Bhutan with support from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom via the Chevening Alumni Programme Fund (CAPF). The Project was named, ‘Gakyid’ which translates to ‘happiness’ in Dzongkha (Bhutan’s national […]