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.

Eight ways I celebrated the holiday season

by Chevening Scholars - Class of 2019,

December. A month that can be defined by a variety of holiday celebrations across the world including Christmas, Hanukkah (month dependent), Yule, Yalda, and of course, New Year’s Eve. For Cheveners, it is also a break from university between terms which means, ample time to explore the UK, create new traditions, and form new friendships […]

Africa’s future leaders connect at the FCO

Chevening Scholars from across Africa met with civil servants at the FCO in London to discuss issues of mutual interest in the run up to the UK hosting the UK-Africa Investment Summit. Over 150 scholars from 36 African countries met with FCO desk officers who specialise in African policy issues for an open and in-depth […]

Chevening Scholar at the FCO

Slowing down to investigate, read, listen and learn

by Miguel Trancozo, Chevening Alumnus

Chevening Alumnus Miguel Trancozo got the chance to work at BBC Future through our Chevening BBC World Service partnership internship. He writes about his experience in this innovative department.

CAPF grant leads to a discussion about transitional justice in Venezuela

The Chevening Transitional Justice Forum took place in Caracas at the end of 2019, with the intention of discussing ways to tackle the obstacles to justice in society. Chevening Officer Angel Blanco gives us an account. On 21 and 22 November, the British Embassy in Caracas carried out the Chevening Transitional Justice Forum in Venezuela, […]

Scholar predictions: Politics in 2020

by Chevening Scholars - Class of 2019,

We asked our scholars what they thought would happen in world politics in 2020. Here's what they had to say...

Crystal ball - scholar predictions

UK events in January

Anywhere in the UK (throughout the year) Running! It may be cold outside but there’s one sure fire way to get warm and that’s to run. Start off the New Year in a healthy way and break into a sweat, make friends and get fitter at a free running event held in cities across the […]

Women and wellbeing in Central Asia

How do we care for our own and other’s wellbeing? How do we harness practical tools at our disposal to improve our quality of life? These were the big questions being tackled at the Chevening CIS Conference in November. Hosted by the Russia Chevening Alumni Association with the British Embassy in Moscow, the event attracted […]