Foumbot is a small village in Cameroon’s West Region. It is currently home to hundreds of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), who have been forced to leave their home due to the current socio-political crisis in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon. Chevening officer Mireille Djob shares how the local alumni association ran an integrated outreach project to provide humanitarian assistance to over 850 IDPs currently based there.
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.
A group of Sri Lankan Chevening Alumnae have formed a network to connect, empower, and develop the skills of Sri Lankan women journalists. The group shares how this came to fruition.
Each year, thousands of people apply for a Chevening Award. Chevening officer Kimi Yoshimura shares how alumni and embassy staff work together to make sure that everyone in Mexico has the information they need to make an application.
Patricia Luhanga (Zambia, 2017) shares what she has been up to since finishing her master's course in the UK.
As another year passes, we bid farewell to another class of Chevening Scholars but each Chevener is unique which means, each Farewell is unique because the key element is you, our Chevening Scholars. Having started working at the Chevening Secretariat shortly before Farewell last year, it was with the class of 2018 that I experienced […]
There are always fun events running across the UK for everybody to enjoy, whatever your interests. Some events are free whilst others may have a small charge. Here are a few that you may like to attend whilst you are making yourself at home in the UK.
Universities Wales is pleased to announce a partnership with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the creation of the Chevening Universities Wales Scholarships. Universities Wales will co-fund up to ten Vietnamese scholars in 2020/2021 and in 2021/2022 to study a one-year taught master’s in any subject at a Welsh university as part of the prestigious […]
This time last year, 1800 scholars from around the globe were in various stages of moving to the UK. Fast forward 11 months and those same scholars are in various stages of moving back to their home countries. Some have already completed their studies and returned, some are in the midst of finishing their dissertations. […]
When you consider that Chevening Scholarships are for a one year’s taught master’s degree, it’s no surprise that most scholars will celebrate a birthday whilst here in the UK. Almost 12 months after they arrived in the UK, we asked scholars to share how they celebrated being a year older, and hopefully, a year wiser. […]
London and the South East Notting Hill Carnival, London, 25 – 26 August Make your way to one of the world’s largest street carnivals and enjoy the annual celebration of Caribbean heritage on the streets of Notting Hill in London. There will be costume-clad dancers grooving to a range of traditional music, and street vendors […]