‘It was such an exciting day for everyone, but especially for me as Liverpool was the first UK city that I knew about in the UK, because of my obsession with Liverpool Football Club when I was a little girl.’

Dreams came to life as Cheveners organised their own event to explore the city of Liverpool through the Chevening scholar events competition. Scholars visited Anfield Stadium and The...
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It was such an exciting day for everyone but especially for me
Huyền Đức
Applicants should not enter into a financial commitment with a university unless they are selected for an award. If a university is asking for a deposit please ensure that you let them know that you are still in the Chevening selection process, and that results will be announced in early June.
Applicants should not enter into a financial commitment with a university unless
Wafa Moghrabi
Carmen Soliman
Saima Majeed
Approaching deadline! In order to receive a Chevening Award, all applicants must demonstrate that they have fulfilled the Chevening English language requirement by 13 July 2017.

If you have not yet met this requirement, please be aware that English language test results are sometimes withheld or delayed due to standard auditing procedures carried out by the test providers.

Please note that...
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Yacouba Ibrahim
Hesham Mohiy Eldeen
Achuil Ajang Kiir
Wands at the ready – on Monday Chevening Scholars had a magical tour of the Warner Bros. studios in Leavesden, England - where the #HarryPotter series was filmed for more than ten years.
Wands at the ready on Monday Chevening Scholars had a magical tour
Scholars learn to play cricket at Loughborough University. Read SMA Camilla Pantoja’s blog on the event.
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Scholars learn to play cricket at Loughborough University Read SMA Camilla Pantojas
Camila Paz
Shaaficinho Ali
Fellows attended the Annual Fellowships Dinner at one of London’s ancient City Guilds. Find out more [ Chevening.org Link ]
Fellows attended the Annual Fellowships Dinner at one of Londons ancient City
The green team: Cheveners joined forces with the Marine Conservation Society on Earth Day to fight litter and keep Edinburgh’s Cramond beach clean.

The Cramond clean-up was part of the Society’s larger national beach cleaning and litter surveying programme aimed at caring for the UK coastline, Beachwatch.

#CheveningSMA Patty Miranda was at the scene, tidying and reporting. Read her piece here:
The green team Cheveners joined forces with the Marine Conservation Society on
Howard Townshend
Sandra Hart Pollastrini
‘Bourton-on-the-Water, known as “the Little Venice of the Cotswolds” is one of my favourite places that I’ve visited in the UK so far. The picturesque town shows off its crystal-clear stream with happily floating ducks and adorable river-front houses.’

#CheveningSMA Darathtey Din was part of a group of scholars to tour and discover the rolling hills and golden stone of the Cotswolds. Scholars...
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BourtonontheWater known as the Little Venice of the Cotswolds is one of
Achuil Ajang Kiir
Shahid Soomro
The global interview period ends today. Please be patient—the results will be communicated in early June.
The global interview period ends today Please be patientthe results will be
Nur Azeyanti Norhashim
Ahmed Hosny
Ibn Umar
Hello and welcome to our social media ambassador for May - Nurbanu Asena.

Nurbanu is an illustration artist and animation director from Turkey, and she’s studying an MA in Filmmaking (Screen Documentary) at Goldsmiths, University of London. During her time here in the UK, Nurbanu aims to use sketching, blogging, and photography to capture her experience in the country.

You can follow Nurbanu...
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Hello and welcome to our social media ambassador for May Nurbanu Asena
As part of the 'Best of British presents…’ series, Chevening Scholars explored one of the UK’s most historic sites—The Roman Baths.

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As part of the Best of British presents series Chevening Scholars explored
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Bill Zhang
#Success is built slowly, over time, through small actions.

Scholars heard tips from the top when Lord Bilimoria, British-Indian entrepreneur and founder of Cobra beer, spoke to them at the start of their year in the UK at Chevening Orientation 2016.
Success is built slowly over time through small actions
Nguyen Xuan Quynh
Pedro L Oliveira
Zoila Ley
'Alas, poor Yorick!'

Today we’re celebrating the 453rd birthday of William Shakespeare, one of the world’s most famous playwrights.

Some of our scholars volunteered to perform well-known scenes from Shakespeare. Here we have Lebanese scholar Samir Ballouz performing a solemn scene from The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (act V, scene i).

What is your favourite Shakespeare play?
Martin George
Paula Gerges
Houda Jawhar
‘O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?’

This weekend we are celebrating the 453rd birthday of William Shakespeare, one of the greatest writers in the English language and a world famous dramatist.

Our scholars have been performing scenes from Shakespeare. Here we have Indian scholars Tripti Chouhan and Bhaskar Pant performing the famous balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet (act II,...
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Damilola Grillo
Tripti Chouhan
Kapudan Pasha
‘Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover to remove.’

This weekend we celebrate Shakespeare’s 453rd birthday – one of our best known Britons and a world famous playwright.

Chevening Scholar Nora S Carrillo Bermejo from Mexico performs Shakespeare’s Sonnet 116 for us, a meditation on love.

Which is your favourite of Shakespeare’s works?
Kapudan Pasha
Përfëct MæTch
Nana Yaw Kem
Today is Earth Day and is one of the most widely celebrated environmental events across the globe. The aim of Earth Day is to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Here are some appropriate and thought provoking words from Sir David Attenborough, a UK broadcaster and naturalist.

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Today is Earth Day and is one of the most widely celebrated
Taimur Khattak
Achuil Ajang Kiir
Adhitya Wisadha
Our scholars visited Cardiff to learn about the Welsh language, culture, and politics. Find out more here: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Our scholars visited Cardiff to learn about the Welsh language culture and
Rezwan Siddiqui Raihan
Cilma Wade
Wassem M. Alward
Today is Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday! She usually spends her birthday privately, however the occasion is marked publicly by gun salutes in various locations across the UK.

Her Majesty also has an official birthday which is celebrated this year on the Saturday, 10 June. The occasion is commemorated with the Trooping the Colour parade and a public appearance on the balcony of Buckingham...
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Today is Queen Elizabeth IIs 91st birthday She usually spends her birthday
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Queen Ijeoma
Thursday morning – it’s time to procrastinate with our #brainteaser!

Can you guess the title of this British #film?

Post your answer in the comments below…
Thursday morning – it’s time to procrastinate with our brainteaser
Saman Khan
Kathleen Largo
Jimmi Warner
This week, a general election was announced in the United Kingdom from outside 10 Downing Street, the official residence and office of the UK Prime Minister.

Just the week before, 24 scholars had the privilege to go behind the iconic black door for an exclusive tour of Number 10, to find out more about what happens in this famous building.

Read our story on the event:
This week a general election was announced in the United Kingdom from

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Krishan Insan