Before booking your flight to the UK, you must ensure that you have the following details at hand: Which airport you are travelling to and from The dates of your arrival and departure Your passport details Contact details of an emergency contact Then proceed with the following: Go to the Diversity Travel portal. Read and agree […]
Processing requests to join Chevening Facebook groups may take some time because we need to check scholars’ identities against our records before accepting requests, so please be patient. Please note that you must respond to the required questions to join the Facebook group for the current cohort of scholars, otherwise your request will not be accepted.
Fellowship candidates must book flights through the Chevening Fellowship Diversity Travel portal. Please ensure that you use this link to make your initial travel quote. All correspondence regarding travel will be arranged directly with Diversity.
You should aim to submit references from those listed in your application. However, Chevening may accept different references in extenuating circumstances.
You should travel to the UK from the country of your award as this is where your pre-departure event will take place. If this is not possible, please contact your programme officer as soon as possible.
You will receive an e-mail from your programme officer detailing flight instructions. In these instructions, you will be advised to fill in a flight booking form, detailing your preferred flight dates, which you should then send on to the Secretariat’s designated travel agent. They will look at your options and suggest the most direct and […]
You can complete and send the travel booking form to Diversity before you receive your visa if you wish, but they will not be able to confirm your flight until you have sent them a copy of your visa.
All scholars are asked to book their flights through our nominated travel agency and you should not book a flight using any other methods. In general, it will not be possible to provide reimbursement for flights booked independently so do refrain from doing so.
You are advised to travel to the UK a few days before the start date of your course to allow time to settle in to your new environment. However, please note, although you will receive your stipend on the date that you arrive in the UK, it will be calculated according to the start date […]
You can use the same referees if necessary and they may provide the same reference letters, but we recommend asking the referees to update them so that they accurately reflect your current skills and abilities.