FAQs

My course offer states that I need ATAS clearance, but I am currently unable to submit an application. What should I do?

You will continue to need Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) clearance if your course requires it, even though it is not currently possible to apply for ATAS clearance. If clearance is needed immediately, the UK Home Office advises you to email the Home Office’s Coronavirus Immigration Help Centre: CIH@homeoffice.gov.uk We suggest that you also contact […]

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What should I pack before arriving in the UK?

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 […]

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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 […]

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