Registration on the course
For you to be accepted as a student of this college you must complete the Application for Admission Form. Students on returning the form must enclose:
Letter of Acceptance
- Two passport size photographs
- Attested photocopies of qualifications/certificates
- Proof of Work Experience (where applicable)
- Sponsor's letter (where applicable)
- Registration Fee of £50.00 (Non refundable).
Once your application for admission form is received, the college will forward a letter of Acceptance to the applicant stating the course, tuition fee and the course commencement date. Offer will be made subject to the payment of the course fees. Overseas applications may process their foreign exchange through their Central Banks using this letter.
Certificate of Enrolment
When the college receives the tuition fee, a certificate of enrolment will be issued indicating that a place has been reserved for you on the course. Fees may be paid by Cash/Bank draft or by direct transfer to the college's Bank account.
Once the college has reserved a place, the student must then visit the British Embassy / High Commission personally. The student must have the following documents accompanying his/her application.
COLLEGE RULES AND REGULATIONS
- Letter of Enrolment / Letter of Acceptance sent by the college.
- National passport.
- Documents showing the availability of funds in pounds sterling to cover the cost of living in the U.K.
- A letter from sponsor and the Bank statement of sponsor if student is being sponsored.
- Original copies of your previous certificates.
- Students must attend classes as directed by the college during term time. Where attendance falls below acceptable level by the college, students are either suspended or may not be allowed to take Examinations.
- Absence of three days or more must be supported by a medical certificate from the students' doctor.
- Students must have sufficient funds to support their studies. Books and other relevant materials must be purchased before commencement of course.
- Students are expected to behave responsibly both within and outside the college. Misbehaviour could result in a student being suspended.
- Fees are payable in advance of course commencement unless prior arrangements have been made. The college requires a minimum deposit of half the fees, and the other half paid before the beginning of second semester. Students wishing to pay by instalments will have to pay a 10% surcharge on total fees.
- The college expects all students to pay their fees on time. Students who fail to comply may be suspended from the college without notice.
- The college will only provide the necessary documents for Visa extension to Students who have paid their fees fully. Students who pay fees by instalments may not be issued with such documentation.
- Students must make it a point of duty to be punctual to classes. Persistent latecomers will be suspended from the college.
- The college's officers will provide students with the necessary advice on how to get registered with the External Professional Examinations Bodies. The onus is on the student to ensure that he/she is registered to enable him/her take such examinations.
- Students from Overseas are required to comply with United Kingdom Home Office Regulations.
- Students are presumed to have found out for themselves, entry qualifications acceptable to examination bodies of their choice before enrolling for the course as tuition is not refundable on this account.
- Students, other than those supported by Organisations, Government Bodies, Overseas Agencies, Research Councils, etc. will be personally responsible for the payment of tuition fees.
- For students already in UK, it is a condition of enrolment that tuition and any registration fees are paid in full at the time of enrolment.
- Tuition fees do not normally include additional costs that may be incurred prior to or during the continuance of your course, e.g. Application Handling fee, Exemption fee, Initial Registration fee, Continuing Registration fee and Examination fees. Details of these fees can be found in the College's Prospectus. Besides the fees payable to the College, students are advised to budget for the cost of purchasing textbooks, which are estimated to cost about £300.00 per year.
- Fees are fixed annually and are effective from 1st of September. Fees are liable to alteration from year to year without prior notice and there is no guarantee that a given fee level will be maintained throughout a course.
- Fees paid to the COLLEGE are not refundable, once a student has commenced his course.
- With regard to overseas applicants, only a deposit of £1000.00 will be required at the time of enrolment. The balance must be paid once a student arrives in the United Kingdom and prior to commencement of studies with the COLLEGE. Please note that should student visa be refused, the sum of £250.00 will be retained out of the deposit to cover our administration costs, whilst the balance will be refunded.
- Students must note that it is their responsibility to ensure that they satisfy visa requirements that will enable them enter the United Kingdom as a student. COLLEGE offers assistance and counselling to prospective students from overseas prior to applying for student visas. This service is included in the administration costs.
- COLLEGE will not accept liability where a prospective student follows its advice and fails to secure a student visa to enter the United Kingdom.
- In instances where a prospective student has been refused entry clearance to enter the United Kingdom and wishes to pursue an appeal against the decision. COLLEGE will be prepared to undertake the appeal (through its Solicitors) on behalf of the student for a fee of £500.00.
It is a condition of enrolment that all fees due to the COLLEGE are paid before the commencement of your course. Payment by instalments will only be permitted in exceptional circumstances.
Students wishing to pay their full course fees at once will be entitled to 10% Discount
Tuition Fee Refund Procedure
- a) Fees are not refundable if, after the commencement of the course, the student stops attending or leaves the course before its completion or is suspended by the College owing to non-attendance, misconduct etc.
- b) Home students or students not requiring a student visa to enter or remain within the UK may claim a refund of the course fee paid (less administrative charge of £150.00) provided a written notice of cancellation is received by the College at least one month before the commencement of the course. If the notice is not received in time, one term's fee will be deducted before a refund is made.
- c) On student's request and recommendation by the Course Tutor, the fees may be deferred to the course commencing at a later date.
- d) Students requiring a student visa to enter or remain in the UK may claim a refund of the tuition fee paid (less administrative charge of £250.00) only if their visa application has been refused and the College informed of this prior to the commencement of the course. The application for a refund must be accompanied by a copy of the refusal letter from the British Embassy (APP200) and the original documents of admission issued by the College. If the College is informed of the refusal after the commencement of the course, one term's fee is deducted. After the commencement of any term, tuition fees for that term are not refundable and visa refusal during the term entitles the student to a refund of the fees for subsequent terms only.
- e) Full fees are refunded if for any reason the course is not conducted by the College.
- f) A minimum of 10 weeks is needed for the processing of refunds.
- g) No interest is payable on any refund payments.
- h) No refunds are due where students in the UK have postponed the commencement of their course.
- i) The College Board of Directors reserves the right to change/amend refund procedure at their discretion. All refunds are made subject to the prior approval of the College Board of Directors.
- j) The College reserves the right to cancel advertised courses for which insufficient numbers of students enrol and to close any class if low attendance make it no longer viable.
Academic Calendar & Enrolment for September 2008 is now in progress