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02 Mar 2016
World Wildlife Day (WWD) commemorates the 1973 signing of the United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).  Read more
Petal Howell - Chevening Scholar, Trinidad and Tobago
TT
01 Mar 2016
The second of this month's 'In the spotlight' series has been written by Jim Dale, another of our programme officers. He's an Essex lad through and through, and understandably, gets quite excited about his home county. Here are Jim's tips for Colchester. Read more
Programme Team - UK - Chevening Secretariat
GB
01 Mar 2016
This month, we're bringing you two editions of our 'In the spotlight' series. We start way up north, in the Yorkshire city of Sheffield. Programme Officer Robyn Parker has written this one, and she's quite the expert on the city after she spent seven years there while she studied at undergrad, postgrad, and doctorate level. Here's her thoughts on the 'the happiest city in the UK'.  Read more
Programme Team - UK - Chevening Secretariat
GB
01 Mar 2016
Another month and another lot of events for you to try out across the UK. The weather should start to warm up a little soon (although we can't guarantee that), so we've even included an outdoor event this month to get you out and about. Read more
Programme Team - UK - Chevening Secretariat
GB
24 Feb 2016
As a Palestinian Master’s student and a Chevening Scholar, taking part in the Education World Forum (EWF) was eye opening. Read more
Haneen Qatamesh - Chevening Scholar, Occupied Palestinian Territories
PS
02 Feb 2016
One month into 2016 and I can safely say that January has set some very high standards for the rest of the year. Read more
Tamara Mathias - Chevening Scholar, India
IN GB
25 Jan 2016
On the 25 January every year, they celebrate Burns Night in Scotland. But what is Burns Night, and where does the celebration come from? We asked our very own Scot, Programme Officer Catriona McArthur, to tell us. Read more
Programme Team - UK - Chevening Secretariat
GB
19 Jan 2016
It might be cold, and there may be snow on the ground (if you're lucky), but that doesn't stop the Brits from having a good time. Read more
Programme Team - UK - Chevening Secretariat
GB
04 Jan 2016
Our 'In the spotlight' series is continuing into 2016, and programme officer Dammy Olatoye is kicking us off. She's given us her thoughts on Liverpool, the place she describes as 'the city of firsts'.  Read more
Programme Team - UK - Chevening Secretariat
GB
07 Dec 2015
Each month, we will be asking one of our brilliant social media ambassadors to write a blog, summing up their experiences in the UK. First up is Guatemalan scholar, Ximena Matus. Read more
Ximena Matus - Social Media Ambassador
GB