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.

India Journalism Programme concludes with stellar symposium

The 2015 Chevening India Journalism Programme came to a conclusion with a captivating symposium organised by the fellows themselves themed Elephants in the newsroom: Challenges facing the Indian media today.  The keynote speech was given by Lord Bhikhu Parekh, Emeritus Professor at the University of Westminster, and panellists during the day-long event included Dr Shakuntala Banaji […]

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Inaugural Chevening Fellows Dinner brings fellows to the House of Commons

45 Chevening Fellows from six different fellowship programmes were invited to the House of Commons for a networking reception and dinner, bringing together fellows from India, Sri Lanka, and China for an historic evening at a fittingly historic venue. The inaugural Chevening Fellowships Dinner took place on 16 April 2015 in the House of Commons’ […]

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Panel discussion on Afghanistan’s future at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

On Tuesday 7 April, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Afghanistan team invited Afghan Chevening scholars to spend the afternoon at the FCO in Westminster. The scholars went on an exclusive tour of the historic building and attended a round table discussion with key members of the Afghanistan Unit and FCO research analysts. The group […]

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Chevening Alumna creates fascinating nature documentary

Shortly after finishing her degree at Brunel University, Indonesian alumna Ulung Putri Ambang Panglima was commissioned by Kompas TV to write and produce a documentary focused on the endangered orangutans of Indonesia. Having just premiered in March as a five-part film, Orangutan Journey follows the lives of three red apes and their daily challenges in […]

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