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. If you have an interesting news story you would like to share with the Chevening community then please fill in our news submission form

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Junaid-ul-Hassan presents at British Library
08 November 2017
The British Library and the Chevening Secretariat held an event at the British Library’s Knowledge Centre as an opportunity to showcase the research of the first ever Chevening British Library Fellows, Oluwaseun Obasola and Junaid-ul-Hassan. The event was also an opportunity to welcome the new 2017/2018 fellow, Partha Bhaumik. Read more
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06 June 2017
The British Council Study UK Alumni Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of international alumni who studied at UK universities. There are three award categories: Professional Achievement Award, Entrepreneurial Award, and Social Impact Award. From thousands of applications and nominations for these awards in their respective countries, we congratulate the following 17 Cheveners who were selected as finalists, and three as winners.   Egypt 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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24 October 2016
In September 2016, the Chevening Officer Excellence Awards were launched in order to recognise best practice within the Chevening network. The focus for the pilot awards was alumni engagement and, after a highly competitive process, we were delighted to select three winning posts: Brazil, Nigeria, and Mexico. Read more
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GSK Scholars
11 September 2016
Five scholars from three west African countries have been selected for Chevening/GSK Scholarships. Eric Besong, Tim Fabrice Tientcheu (both Cameroon), Urban Akagwire (Ghana), Chinedu Chikwendu, and Chigbo Chikwendu (both Nigeria) were selected for these awards. They will undertake healthcare-related subjects at universities in Edinburgh, Nottingham, and London. Read more
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12 April 2016
The British Council Education UK Alumni Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals who have studied in the UK within the last 10 years and have used their UK education to soar as professionals, entrepreneurs or in having a social impact. Read more
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08 March 2016
After spending a year in the UK studying, networking, and getting to know British culture, 2014/2015 Chevening Scholars have safely returned to their home countries.  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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Chevening Africa event at the FCO
29 June 2015
Nearly 40 Chevening Scholars participated in roundtable discussions with staff at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in order to strengthen mutual understanding of the UK’s engagement with Africa, and the continent’s future prospects. Read more
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