If you are having concerns about your hotel quarantine experience then in the first instance you should contact the hotel or security staff. If you feel unable to do this then please contact your Chevening programme officer who can provide you with a confidential reporting telephone number. To make a formal complaint to the Department […]
Your university will be able to support you with getting food and supplies. Please make sure you let them know that you will need to quarantine upon arrival into the UK. Many supermarkets will deliver food and supplies directly to you. If you’re unsure how to use online delivery services, there are volunteers at your […]
From 4am on Monday 4 October, only scholars arriving from UK red list countries will need to quarantine on arrival to the UK. If you believe staying in another country is a valid option for you and it would be your preference, then please contact your Programme Officer directly for more information.
Chevening will only pay for the scholars quarantine costs. It is possible to book quarantine packages for dependents via our travel company Diversity travel when a scholars is booked but it is the scholars responsibility to organise and pay for this.
We can only allow flights to a different country from your own if you are a resident there and intend on staying there. If you wish to book a flight to a third country, you will do so at your own risk, and the Secretariat would not be able to assist if you encounter problems […]
When preparing to travel to the UK, awardees should ensure that they pack the following essentials along with their belongings: Important documents – passport with visa, Final Award Letter, travel itinerary, travel insurance Warm clothing – the UK can be quite cold and rainy, particularly during the winter months. Please ensure that you bring an […]
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 […]
No, please book your flight through our nominated travel agency, Diversity.
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.
You should travel to the UK from your home country. This is where your pre-departure event will take place. If this is not possible, please contact your programme officer as soon as possible.