Chevening Farewell 2018
Travel to London
If you don't already live in London, you will need to travel to the city to get to Alexandra Palace. There are a number of websites you can use to find the cheapest travel option:
Travel in London
For those of you who are not familiar with London transport, more information can be found on the Transport for London website, which includes a journey planner tool and advice on how to pay.
Should any of you decide to travel by car or minibus, please familiarise yourself with where available parking spaces are near the venue. More information is available on their website here.
Alexandra Palace is in north London and the nearest station is, fittingly, Alexandra Palace train station. A regular train service runs direct from Moorgate, or you can travel there from King’s Cross, changing at Finsbury Park.
Please note that you will be expected to use your travel top up allowance to pay for your travel to Farewell and accommodation. There will be no travel reimbursement from the Secretariat for this event. If you are eligible for a travel top up, details on how much you can receive can be found on your final award letter.
|13:00 to 13.55||Registration (Palm Court)|
|14:00 to 14:05||Senior Programme Officers welcome scholars|
|14:05 to 14:15||Welcome address|
|14:15 to 14:35||Keynote speech|
|14:35 to 14:55||Recognition of scholar achievements|
|14:55 to 15:10||Joining the Chevening Alumni network|
|15:10 to 15:20||Closing remarks|
|15:20 to 17:00||Networking reception|
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 of Chevening staff, as you will otherwise be marked as a ‘no show’. Please note that once your ID card has been scanned you have registered and can head through to the hall.
If you have lost your ID card, please look for the registration desks which will be set up within Palm Court. Please bring another form of personal identification with you, for example your passport or university ID. These desks are only to be used if you do not have your ID card.
Keep track of your fellow Cheveners' experiences, and post your own on the day on social media.
We will be using the hashtag #CheveningMemories. You can also post in the Chevening Awards: Class of 2017 Facebook group.
Need more information?
You can find answers to lots of your questions on our FAQ page. If you have any additional queries please do contact your programme officer.