Terms And Conditions
General Terms And Conditions
- All applications must be accompanied by the copies of all the required certificates, certified copies of the Passport and two passport sized photographs
- All students are required to be at least 18 years and must provide the documentary evidence that they satisfy the entry requirements of the course.
- All students must produce evidence of qualifications and/or reference letters from employers detailing dates of employment, position held and duties. Anyone found to have given false information or forged documents will be expelled from the college.
- All applicants/students on their arrival in the UK will have their prerequisites assessed by the college academic staff. Following the assessment the staff may at their discretion require the students to complete an access course successfully prior to joining their chosen course. Any applications for exemptions’ will be assessed by and granted only at the discretion of the staff. Any exemptions granted would be subject to condition for e.g. students wishing to join the second year of undergraduate study (or an HND) need to demonstrate successful completion of the first year (for instance an HNC and its associated course work). In all cases the decision of the academic staff is final.
- LSA reserve the right to change courses or cancel courses due to insufficient bookings. In the event of insufficient bookings, you will be placed on an alternative (and similar) course. If this subsequent course has insufficient bookings, we reserve the right to cancel the course and a full refund for course fees only will be given. In addition, the UKBA will be informed. When all monies are repaid our liability shall wholly cease. If the full payment for the course is made less than 30 days before the start date, the booking is not secured and LSA reserves the right to cancel the booking.
- Students are required to have at least 80% attendance rate each month. A student shall be deemed as having abandoned a course, if his or her attendance falls below the required 80%.
- Any student, who is not seen to be attending classes for 10 working days consecutively without any notification, will be terminated from LSA and reported to the authorities.
- Students are required to attend all lectures, take all tests and submit assignments set by their lecturers. Failure to adhere to these guidelines or deadlines may render the student liable to certain penalties such as re-sits, which may in turn effect the students duration of studies, fees, completion etc.
- Students must inform the college of any change to their UK address and/or telephone number as well as any change in the Contact details of their Next of Kin.
- LSA reserves the right to keep detailed records on terminated students for reporting purposes to the Home Office or any other regulatory agencies for at least 5 years.
- Registration, deposit of monies and enrolment for any courses at LSA, constitutes a binding agreement with the student to follow the programme and pay the full course fees.
- Students wishing to transfer their course from one term to another due to extenuating circumstances acceptable to the college may do so but a notice of two weeks is required and there is an administration of £100.00.
- LSA reserves the right to alter dates, fees and any particulars in the brochure without prior notice.
- LSA accepts no legal liability in the case of accidents, illness, loss of or damage to personal effects and mail.
- Students will be asked to pay for any damage they cause the premises and/or property of the college or their accommodation arranged by the college.
- LSA reserves the right to expel any students for improper conduct or any conduct that interferes with the wellbeing of other students, staff or the reputation of the college.
- Course fees may be paid by instalment at the discretion of LSA and upon the signing payment plan document.
- Holidays will not be granted during the term time unless there are exceptional circumstances. Any requests should be made in writing to the Academic Registrar.
- Students who wish to go on holiday must notify the Academic Registrar in writing at least one week in advance.
INFORMATION FOR ALL STUDENTS
The fees can be paid from the following sources:
- An employer or other recognised sponsor Student or his /her family.
- Students who are unable to produce acceptable evidence of support from their sponsor will be liable for the payment of their fees.
- The college reserves the right to accept a sponsor's guarantee in a case where the guarantee is not acceptable it is the student's responsibility to pay his/ her fees in line with our admission procedure.
- Payment by student
- Students who are on full time course lasting more than 5 months and are financing themselves may pay their tuition fees in a single payment at the time of enrolment or by instalments.
- Registration fees are not refundable.
In order to claim a refund of tuition fees the student or sponsor must meet the following conditions:
Advice the director of Admission in writing of withdrawal from the course 4 weeks before the start date of the course on the advertised start date or within a reasonable period thereafter.
Complete and return the refund application form along with student card and student property in including all original documentation issued by the college.
Overseas students or their sponsors' must return all original documents issued by the college (acceptance/enrolment letter, receipts etc) which were issued by the college and proof of rejection of student visa (a letter issued by the British Embassy/High Commission or British Immigration Authorities confirming the refusal of visa/entry).
Full refund of tuition fees will be made if the college is unable to offer an advertised course.
Home/Overseas students based in the UK: from the tuition fees paid £250.00 will be retained by the college and the balance of the fees paid will be refunded if they meet condition i and ii set above and the college must be satisfied that the student has not taken any advantage of college documents and references. This include the arrival into or extension of stay in the UK, council tax and other benefits or services.
Overseas students (not based in the UK: tuition fees will be refunded after £250.00 deduction of administration cost only after they meet the conditions ( i, ii and iii) stated above. Should the student wish to appeal against an entry clearance/visa decision the college will provide documentation for the next available session at no extra cost if the student/sponsor does not apply for a refund.
No refund will be made if the student or sponsor is not meeting the conations set out above or the student is required by the home office to leave the UK because of non or poor attendance or because any breach of the law. Refunds will be made to the person or organisation who initially made the payment.
- The college will initiate the recovery of all outstanding fees or property at the earliest practical date after the liability has incurred. However if a student owes any fees (for example tuition fees) or is yet to replace or reimburse the college for, property lost or damaged by her or him, admission to the course will be refused after informal notice until the debt is discharged in full.
Special arrangements can be made where exceptional/extenuating circumstances apply. These are at the discretion of the college.
Should the college be asked to arrange accommodation for a student a minimum of two weeks rent is required in advance by the college as a deposit in order to secure the students accommodation. This deposit is non-refundable should the student find alternative accommodation.
LSA reserves all right to change vary or defer the terms of enrolment, fees and financial regulations' at its discretion.
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