With postgraduate students finishing their exams, and lockdown restrictions coming to an end, scholars have been keen to get out and explore the United Kingdom!
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.
Meet Agustin, a Chevening Alumnus from Argentina. Agustin recognised that what we eat can make a difference to the planet. He recognised a demand for sustainable food and took action. That’s why we’ve made him our first Chevening Climate Hero.
This year’s Chevening Conference gave scholars the chance to learn about and discuss the idea of leadership with their peers, and hear from leading Edinburgh University academics on the subject.
What's happening in the UK this month, both online and in-person?
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Chevening Scholar, Dr Emmanuel Soma, tells us about his experience of living at Goodenough College while studying during the pandemic
With COP26 (the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties) just around the corner, we want to shine a light on one of the events happening in the run up: A British Council-funded workshop, sure to be a highlight on the road to COP26 in November 2021.
'When I first stepped foot on the island in 2016, it took my breath away. Redonda was simultaneously the epitome of life and death – seabirds and lizards in every direction, but rats and dead goats everywhere between.'
Orna Rosenfeld, 2006 Chevening Alumna and recent winner of the British Council Social Impact Alumni Award, shares an insight into her work in 56 countries, where she advises governments, selected cities and leaders of international organizations on affordable housing and international urban development.
Born and raised in Iraqi Kurdistan, Hana Raza is one of the first female environmental advocates and specialists. We hear how she has had a positive impact on the wildlife conservation field in Iraq.