FAQs

What should I do if I need medical assistance for COVID-19?

It is important to note that you should not go to a GP (doctor’s) surgery, pharmacy or hospital if you have mild symptoms of COVID-19, in order to help protect others. If your symptoms get worse or are no better after seven days, contact NHS 111 online. If you have no internet access, call the NHS […]

What support for wellbeing is available from the Secretariat?

If you need wellbeing support, you should contact your university’s student support services as they have staff available to help you locally and a large number of welfare services. Your Programme Officer or the Chevening welfare and immigration team is available to you Monday – Friday during office hours (09:00-17:00 BST) by email or telephone […]

The IELTS centre is closed in my country, what should I do?

Chevening does not have an English language requirement. However, you are still required to meet all requirements from your chosen university. UK universities recognise it may be difficult for students starting in 2021 to take certain English language tests due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of this, many have expanded their list of acceptable […]

Can Chevening provide contact details for university applications?

Chevening cannot provide universities with contact details or a confirmation of funding until an applicant has been awarded a Scholarship. There is a timeline of process for the Chevening Award. Scholarships are not awarded until June 2021. Should the universities request fees or contact details, it is recommended that applicants negotiate with them, explaining that […]