My #CheveningMemories: A #ConfidentlySmart year!

By Manuel Besares One year has passed so quickly: In June 2016, I was #ChosenForChevening. Through my #JourneyToUoN and #MyCheveningJourney, I made my biggest stand-out to demonstrate why #IAmChevening, representing my country, Mexico. Undoubtedly, I enjoyed an experience of a lifetime. This amazing year was defined by incredible moments. Now, as a #CheveningAlumni, I will …

My year in Nottingham

By Dwayne Tucker, a Chevening Scholar from Jamaica who recently completed an MSc Oncology degree at Nottingham. And just like that, in a blink of an eye, the best, and arguably the most important year of my life has come and gone. Having decided that I was going to relocate to the UK to pursue …

My phenomenal time at Nottingham

By Cecilia Aransiola, a Chevening Scholar (2016-17) from Nigeria who has recently completed her LLM in Human Rights Law at the University of Nottingham. Though a year has gone by, the memories of my phenomenal time at the University of Nottingham remain indelible in my heart. It has been a year! A year of excellent …

Chevening adventure in Nottingham

Hey, I am Zoia Pavlenko, a 29-year-old environmental specialist from Ukraine. I was lucky to study MSc Environmental Engineering at the University of Nottingham in 2014/2015 with the support of Chevening Scholarships. When I was going through my application process for both the university and scholarship, I was thinking that some day I will be …

Spring Term thoughts from a Chevening Scholar

By Cecilia Oluwafisayo Aransiola, from Nigeria, studying LLM Human Rights Law with a Chevening Scholarship. It is the Spring Term, the springing forth of renewed energy to pursue our most cherished dreams.  Casting my mind back at the Autumn Term, it has been a phenomenal few months at the prestigious University of Nottingham. A dream come …

5 #ConfidentlySmart reasons to be a Chevening Scholar

I am a dreamer. I am #ConfidentlySmart, #IamChevening. I’m part of a renowned and famous scholarship programme with more than 30 years of existence: the prestigious Chevening awards scheme. Hi, I am Manuel Besares, a 24 year old MPH Public Health (International Health) student at the School of Medicine of The University of Nottingham for …

Scholarship advice from Sunday, a Nigerian doctor

By Ugwoke Sunday Paul, a Nigerian doctor who has recently completed MMedSci Assisted Reproduction Technology at The University of Nottingham with a Chevening Scholarship. My name is Ugwoke Sunday Paul.  I am from Ibagwa-Ani in Enugu State, Nigeria.  I first graduated with a degree in Applied Biochemistry in 2007 from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and …

Welcome Programme 2016

By Camila Gottlieb, a Chevening Scholar from Uruguay. Last Thursday and Friday were the Welcome Programme at the University. I arrived to Nottingham on the 5th of September so I was really looking forward to these days where I could see the University starting to become a real thing. I woke up very early on …

#MyCheveningJourney – new Chevening Scholars joining us at Nottingham

We’re welcoming new scholars from around the world who have been awarded the UK’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships to study at The University of Nottingham. We introduced three of our new Chevening Scholars in our recent #chosenforChevening blog post. Now two more of our wonderful new Chevening Scholars talk about their Chevening journey to study with us. Cecilia Oluwafisayo Aransiola, …

#ChosenforChevening – new Chevening Scholars preparing to join us at Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a popular destination for Chevening Scholars and we’re looking forward to welcoming a talented and diverse group of new scholars from countries around the world who will arrive to start courses with us this year. Here are three of the new Chevening Scholars who are about to join us at Nottingham. …