Congratulations to Chevening Scholar Karine Mkrtchyan - part of a team of The University of Edinburgh students recognised by the charity Children 1st for producing a colouring book of iconic Edinburgh locations.

A Scotland-wide competition, Dragon’s Glen tasks aspiring entrepreneurs with turning an initial investment of £500 into £5,000. The Edinburgh team won the prize for ‘most innovative’,...
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Sona Manukyan
Sarvar Nishonboyev
19 current scholars tell us what’s been the best part of their Chevening journey...

Wow – it’s been almost a year since our 2016/2017 scholars landed in the UK to start their studies. What have they enjoyed the most about the last ten months?

Thanks to #CheveningSMA Camila Pantoja for collecting these scholars’ responses:

And tell us… what has been the best part of -your- Chevening...
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19 current scholars tell us what’s been the best part of their Chevening journey
Mo Libya
Hyacinthe Bémadjielfils
Khdeija Sidi Boubacar
Today is the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere! It is the day with the longest amount of daylight hours and marks the first day of summer. There are many traditions surrounding it, one of which is that thousands flock to the English Heritage site of Stonehenge to watch the sun rise above the stones.
How do you celebrate the Summer Solstice in your home country?
Today is the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere It is the
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Mariam Zaqout
Anicia Sa-Lo
A Chevening Scholar and a Commonwealth Scholar have teamed up to help fight diabetes in Ghana.

The two students from Glasgow Caledonian University will travel to Ghana to support patients with diabetes and diabetic-related eye disesase after securing funding from GCU’s Magnus Magnusson Awards.

Congratulations to Dr Bright Anyimah Oduro, who’s completing a postgraduate degree in Clinical...
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Dalal Hamoutahra
Shahid Soomro
Study in the UK with a Chevening Award and this could be you next year…

Glastonbury, beginning today, is one of the world’s most well-known festivals - a five-day (sometimes mud-filled) feast of contemporary performing arts taking place in Somerset.

This year the headline acts are Radiohead, Foo Fighters, and Ed Sheeran. The festival also caters for a range of audiences with less well-known...
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Priscila Bordon
Hyacinthe Bémadjielfils
It’s quiz time again. Can you work out the answer to this month’s little brainteaser? Post your answers in the comments below.
Its quiz time again Can you work out the answer to this
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Refilwe Lephoi
Creating and exhibiting her documentary, exploring Jane Austen’s Bath, organising picnics, and sketching in London galleries; May was a busy month for our #CheveningSMA Nurbanu Asena.

Read about how Nurbanu has been enjoying the end of spring and the beginning of summer in the UK:
Creating and exhibiting her documentary exploring Jane Austens Bath organising picnics and
Conrado Machado
The Royal Ascot begins today! The Royal Ascot is one of the most highly anticipated events of the British social calendar. Taking place over five days, it is an opportunity to dress your best, and experience world-class racing and pageantry like none else. If you’re lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of the royal family.
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‘The Chevening Scholarship is a mandate and together we can realize our dreams for the advancement of humanity.’

Our scholar in the spotlight this month is Cecilia Oluwafisayo Aransiola from Nigeria, who’s studying an LLM Human Rights Law at the University of Nottingham.

Cecilia recently met with Prince Charles at a reception to mark this year's Commonwealth Day celebrations in March. We...
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The UK celebrates Father’s Day today - the third Sunday of June. Let us know what activities you have enjoyed doing with your father in the comments below.
The UK celebrates Fathers Day today the third Sunday of June Let
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Woul Domach
Muhammad Hussain
Scholars took a trip to Hadrian’s Wall - an astounding feat of Roman engineering built by 15,000 workers in under six years from AD 122. It stretched almost 80 miles from coast-to-coast to protect the Roman province of Britannia from invasion.

#CheveningSMA Zoneziwoh Mbondgulo-Wondieh writes of the sense of history that a visit to this UNESCO World Heritage Site sparked in her.

Read her blog:
Scholars took a trip to Hadrians Wall an astounding feat of Roman
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Gosh, doesn’t time fly? We’re now less than two months away from applications opening to study in the UK with a Chevening Award in 2018/2019.

Be prepared - sign up to the Alphagram today. You’ll get news alerts on the process and be kept up-to-date on the key application dates.

Gosh doesnt time fly Were now less than two months away from
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Chevening Scholars contributed more than 3,000 hours of #volunteering in the UK this year – this fantastic achievement was celebrated at our volunteering awards ceremony held at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

Read more about the day, and scholars’ efforts this year, here: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Chevening Scholars contributed more than 3000 hours of volunteering in the UK
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Ibrahim Mukhtar Rage
Sherika Ballingsingh
Have you seen the film ‘The Imitation Game’? Scholars learned about the history of British codebreaking in World War Two when they visited Bletchley Park and the National Museum of Computing.

Our social media ambassador Abdulla Hawez was there and sent us this report:

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Have you seen the film The Imitation Game Scholars learned about the
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'The journey has been truly rewarding, to say the least. I've met so many people from all over the world and also made friendships with scholars from other countries in addition to locals' - UK in Namibia scholar Twama Nambili writes about her experience of studying at Birkbeck, University of London.

The journey has been truly rewarding to say the least Ive met
Ndifor Richard
Nokukhanya Nompilo Ntanzi
Nur Rezki Amaliah
The deadline to submit your English language test results and at least one unconditional offer letter is in one month.

If you have been conditionally selected to receive a Chevening Award, you will soon be contacted by your programme officer, who will request all outstanding documents. These must be returned by 13 July 2017.

For more information, please visit
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Can you guess where we are in the world this week? Post your guess in the comments below...

Israeli Chevening Alumnus Raphael Cohen-Almagor captured this tranquil scene of Mediterranean idyll during his Residency Fellowship at a location owned by the Rockefeller Foundation – but do you know where it is?

Raphael said: ‘Every morning I opened the window and this is what I saw. It was a magical...
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Adel Ibrahim Lathram
Last week's #CheveningDebate on international development aid was held at The Cambridge Union, the oldest debating society in the world, and the largest student society in Cambridge.

The Union is a unique forum for the free exchange of ideas and the art of public debate. Scholars were in amazing historical company as in the past the society has hosted famous figures such as Winston Churchill,...
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Amina Ali
Sâmia Bechelane
You must meet the Chevening English language requirement in order to receive a Chevening Scholarship, so we recommend that you book your test as soon as possible. The deadline to submit your results is 13 July. Read more about test centres and required scores on our website:
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Fatima Umar
Dinara Asadulina
Asta Pataraya
Coding websites, pitching to national broadcasters, attending Chevening Conference, and sharing her birthday with Her Majesty The Queen - April was a busy month for Dee May Tan, our social media ambassador.

Read her (slightly belated) post about her Chevening month here:
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Chan Nyein Myat Aung
John Mukabi