Chevening news

The Chevening community extends to all corners of the globe. Here is the latest news on what is going on in the Chevening network.

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20 June 2019
Chevening Alumnus Mamunur Rahman is a social entrepreneur who is working towards creating employment for women, tackling stigmas around women’s health, and ending period poverty in Bangladesh. He studied an MA in Gender and Development at the University of Sussex in 2006. Read more
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16 May 2019
Fifty-two Chevening Fellows from nine different countries representing nine fellowship programmes gathered for the fifth Annual Chevening Fellowships Dinner held at Drapers’ Hall in London on 9 May 2019. Read more
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17 April 2019
Scholars were urged to aid the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s media freedom campaign at the sixth annual Chevening Conference hosted at the University of Manchester on Friday, 12 April. Read more
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11 May 2018
Seventy Chevening Fellows from seven countries and eight different fellowship programmes were brought together for a special networking reception and dinner on the banks of the River Thames. With experts from across professional sectors and countries all convened in the same space, the evening provided a unique opportunity for fellows to form new relationships and solidify already burgeoning ones. Read more
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10 May 2017
Forty-five Chevening Fellows from across six different fellowship programmes attended a special networking reception and dinner at Fishmongers’ Hall, London. The third of its kind, the Annual Fellowships Dinner was hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The evening brought together fellows from Bangladesh, China, India, Maldives, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, South Africa and Sri Lanka. With such a range of fellows with varying professional and personal backgrounds all in one place, the evening was the perfect networking opportunity for our fellows. Read more
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19 October 2015
Harish Lokhun, Chevening's Programme Officer – International for South Asia, recently visited Bangladesh. He spoke to The Daily Star about what Chevening offers, and why it is so important to UK-Bangledesh relations. Read more
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13 October 2015
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and global healthcare company GSK have announced a new partnership that will enable future leaders in health-related professions to study in the UK under a Chevening/GSK Scholarship. Read more
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27 August 2015
In a culmination to a series of scholar engagement events that have taken place across the 2014/2015 cycle, the South Asia Afghanistan Directorate (SAAD) at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) hosted a farewell afternoon tea for the South Asian and Afghan Scholars. Read more
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16 September 2014
British High Commissioner, Robert W Gibson recently had the honour of hosting 2014/2015 Chevening Scholars and Alumni at his residence to mark 30 years of the programme.  Past and present scholars mingled and discussed their experiences in the UK and expectations for the next 12 months studying at some of the world’s best universities. During the evening High Commissioner Gibson highlighted the importance of the programme and the great regard Chevening Scholars are held locally in Bangladesh and around the world. Read more
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