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.

UK events in September

by Chevening,

In person Heritage Open Days (UK wide) 13 September onwards Get to know more about your local area and some of the interesting historic buildings. Each September thousands of volunteers across the country invite you to experience local history, architecture and culture. British Museum (London) The British Museum is reopening for guests at the end of […]

Eight amazing landscapes I’ve seen this year

by Chevening Scholars - Class of 2019,

When thinking about the UK, if the image that pops into your mind first is of large bustling cities with skyscrapers, many cars, busses, and trains, and generally, an urban environment, you would be correct. But, you would also be wrong. Whilst the UK does have many urban areas in the form of cities and […]

UK events in August

by Chevening,

As tourism and hospitality sectors tentatively re-open in the UK, we’ve rounded up a combination of promising re-openings and re-imaginings of iconic annual events for those still in the UK and unmissable virtual events for those tuning in from home.

Behind the scenes at Chevening: Placement

by Programme team – UK, Chevening Secretariat

Recently, the new cohort of Chevening Scholars were given the good news that they have been selected for a scholarship to study in the UK in 2020/2021. But, what goes on behind the scenes from that point on? Simply put, Placement. Placement is the period between applicants receiving their Conditional Award Letters to the moment they begin […]

My interactive virtual learning experience

When COVID-19 sent the UK into lockdown, Chevening Scholar Dito Adisuryo had assumed that the university field trip to the Orkney Islands would be cancelled. Luckily for him and his classmates however, university professor Dr Watts, had other ideas!