FAQs

How do I book my flight to the UK? (Fellows only)

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 […]

Why haven’t you accepted my Facebook request?

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.

How do I book my flight?

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 […]

Can I book my own flight and be reimbursed for it?

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. 

What date should I travel to the UK?

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 […]