FAQs

Can I open a bank account in the UK?

Scholars are required to open a bank account in the UK. Fellows are generally unable to open a UK bank account because most high street banks do not open accounts for individuals residing in the UK for less than six months (please consult your chosen bank for more information). As such, a cash card is provided […]

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How much funding will I receive for my accommodation?

Your Conditional Award Letter will indicate your monthly stipend rate. Your stipend is intended to cover reasonable living costs in the UK while you are studying full time and is calculated to cover your basic expenses only. These include such expenses as accommodation, meals, personal expenses, phone bill, daily travel, and any required course resources. […]

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Can I save seats for my friends?

Due to the large number of attendees you may not save seats as this makes it difficult for us to accommodate everyone. If you would like to sit with your friends, please make sure you enter the main hall together. You will have a chance to catch up with friends during the networking time at […]

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What should I do if I’m late?

If you arrive late, please look for the registration desks which will be set up within Palm Court and make sure that you get your Chevening ID scanned by a member of staff to register you. Please then enter the main hall as quickly and quietly as possible and take a seat.

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How does registration work?

Chevening staff will register you when you arrive by scanning your Chevening ID card. Please have your Chevening ID card out and ready to show Chevening staff operating the scanners as this will help us to register all scholars quickly. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have your card scanned by a member […]

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