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11 Aug 2016
I must say from the outset that the Chevening Scholarship programme continues to provide the opportunity for developing countries, and Africa in particular, to close the educational gaps and remove Read more
Oscar Kimanuka - Executive Chairman and Managing Director Afri Reliance Holdings Limited
RW GB
Boats in Whitby bay
15 Jul 2016
I rush through the empty streets of London on my way to King’s Cross station, battling sleep at 6am, in order to catch the earliest train to York. Read more
Monica Ibrahim - Social Media Ambassador
Panellists discussing the impact of the UK charity sector at the Chevening Lecture Series
06 Jul 2016
Chevening Scholars heard from three experts, including two Chevening Alumnae, on the work of charities in the UK as part of the Chevening Lecture Series on 27 June.  Read more
Chimwemwe Manyozo - Chevening Scholar
MW GB
Giant's Causeway
01 Jul 2016
In collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University, Chevening’s ‘Best of British presents…’ series took 44 scholars on a two-day tour of Northern Ireland’s politics, cul Read more
Sherika Whitelocke-Ballingsingh - Social Media Ambassador
JM GB
EU
30 Jun 2016
Chevening Alumna Gosia Pearson is a Policy Advisor at the European Commission, working within the Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection. Read more
Gosia Pearson - Chevening Alumna, Poland
GB
Brighton Pier
27 Jun 2016
For this month’s 'in the spotlight', Programme Manager Louise has taken the time to chat about her hometown - Brighton. Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
GB
Surfing people
17 Jun 2016
To help you make the most of your July, and take the sunny with the rainy, this month’s suggested events include a mixture of indoor and outdoor activities across the country. Read more
Programme Team - Chevening Secretariat
GB
Hope Pastures
08 Jun 2016
On 27 April, eighteen Chevening Scholars participated in a day of volunteering at Hope Pastures Horse & Pony Sanctuary, a charity organisation in Leeds that caters to the needs of horse Read more
Sherika Whitelocke-Ballingsingh - Social Media Ambassador
JM GB
Hack4Humanity
08 Jun 2016
As a student in Innovation for Sustainable International Development at University of Sussex, and a social innovation practitioner, I am very interested in understanding how different platf Read more
Manuel Meneses Namihira - Chevening Scholar
KE MX
Exploring Fountains Abbey
06 Jun 2016
On 1 May, Chevening Scholars immersed themselves in some of the best and most beautiful medieval bits of Britain with a trip to Fountains Abbey and York. Read more
Merybell Reynoso - Social Media Ambassador
AR DO KE SZ GB