Your CAS is a unique number generated internally by your university and so you will receive this directly from them.
Reference letters do not need to be written on official letterhead, but the British embassy or high commission may contact your referees for verification.
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.
Only if it is approved by both the Secretariat and your host institution in advance. In this event, the following entitlement applies: 3 month fellowship duration – up to 7 days travel outside of the UK 6 month fellowship duration – up to 14 days travel outside of the UK 9 months fellowship duration – up to […]
Deferrals are only granted in specific and exceptional circumstances. For more information please review the fellowship terms and conditions.
No. Any conditions given in the university’s offer letter are set by the university with no involvement from the Secretariat. If you do not meet their requirements, the university will be unable to issue you an unconditional offer. It is your responsibility to meet their conditions.
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.
Your referees do not need to still be employed by the company you worked for. The important thing is that they can comment on your skills in leadership and networking; personal, intellectual, and interpersonal qualities; and ability to complete a demanding academic programme in the UK.
The Secretariat can provide UK visa guidance only. Your fellowship host institution will provide you with immigration guidance for any additional visas that may be required for the duration of your course.
You will receive visa guidance in the pre-departure Fellowgram, approximately 8-10 weeks before the start of your Chevening Fellowship.