FAQs

My landlord/accommodation provider wants me to pay a deposit now, what can I do?

You are responsible for paying any accommodation deposits yourself; The Chevening Secretariat will not be able to make any payments directly to your landlord or accommodation provider. If you are required to pay a deposit, you should ask your landlord if you can delay payment of it until you arrive in the UK.  You can […]

My landlord requires me to pay my rent in instalments, can you help with this?

We provide you with a monthly living allowance which you can use to meet your costs of living, including your rent. However, some university and private residences will require payment of rent in three or four instalments. You should always check to see if your accommodation provider will accept monthly payments – we recommend that […]

Is there a cloakroom?

Yes, there is a cloakroom. The Cloakroom will be located on the left as you enter Alexander Palace Palm Court.

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.

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 […]