HUMANISTICS ONLINE APPLIED SCIENCES COLLEGE PORTAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR STUDENTS
These terms set out the contractual terms which apply between Humanistics Online Applied Sciences College Portal (HOASCP) and students (“Students”) in relation to the Humanistics Online Applied Science courses and/or academic programmes and any other HOASCP courses (the “Course”). Once an enrolment is accepted by HOASCP, these Terms and Conditions become legally binding. All students agree to be bound by the regulations, policies and procedures of HOASCP.
1. Under-18 Students
1.2 When a Student is under 18 years of age at the start of their course at HOASCP, their parents or legal guardians must sign a parental consent form. Confirmation documents will not be issued and the student will not be accepted on to a course unless the parental consent form is returned signed.
1.3 In case of Students who are under 18 years of age, any reference in these Terms and Conditions to liability of Students shall also infer liability on the parents or guardian of the Student and such liability is joint and several.
2. Booking & Payment of Fees
2.2 The tuition fee for your course will be as stated in the invoice you received from HOASCP.
2.3 Students and their parents or guardians or their agents/representatives agree to pay the tuition fees and all other charges applicable for the course. It is understood and agreed that failure to do so may result in withdrawal from the course and cancellation of the enrolment, unless explicitly stated otherwise.
2.4 In order to register for your course, you must comply with the payment terms stated in your invoice.
3.2 The company reserves the right to change details of its advertised services, courses, facilities and course dates where circumstances beyond the company’s control necessitate such changes or where the number of enrolments is not enough to operate a course viably.
3.3 In the unlikely event that HOASCP is unable to deliver your course in full, you may be offered enrolment on a suitable alternative course at no extra cost. You have the right to choose whether you would prefer to cancel the course (terms and conditions apply), or to accept a place on another course
4. Course Entry Requirements
4.2 All courses at HOASCP have entry requirements including minimum age and language level – see each course for details.
4.3 If any information provided in the application is incorrect, HOASCP reserve the rights to make the necessary changes to the students’ enrolment at the students’ expense and if necessary, ask the students to leave their course without any refunds.
5. Student Cancellation and Refund policy
5.2 Notice of any cancellation must be made by email to email@example.com Failure to provide email notification will lead to full charges being made.
Postponing start dates
5.3 Any postponing of start dates will be considered on a case by case basis and is subject to availability. Where re-booking is not possible cancellation terms as above will apply.
5.4 When a student commences a course, they are expected to complete that course as stipulated in their offer letter. In the event that a student withdraws from a course, no refunds will be made in the following cases:
– A student decides to withdraw or leave early from their course programme;
– A student is withdrawn from a course due to poor attendance or poor academic progress;
– A student breaches the code of conduct resulting in expulsion.
5.5 In exceptional circumstances refunds of the remaining tuition fees can be agreed at the discretion of HOASCP. An exceptional circumstance is a considered to be a serious personal accident, injury or critical illness requiring long term medical care of student or close family member. Bereavement of close family member can also be considered. Close family members are regarded as parent, spouse/partner, child, brother or sister.
6.2 HOASCP and its staff and representatives will not be liable for loss, damage or injury to persons or property howsoever caused, except where liability is expressly imposed by law.
6.3 HOASCP will not be liable in the event of any service contracted by HOASCP becoming impossible to supply for any reason or any cause outside our control.
6.4 Students will be liable for any harm caused to another student, member of HOASCP staff or external staff contracted to provide services on behalf of HOASCP (e.g. social activity providers) and will compensate HOASCP accordingly.
7. Valid Prices
7.2 HOASCP reserves the right to change prices without notice.
8. Courses at HOASCP
8.2 HOASCP reserves the right to change student timetables as required.
8.3 HOASCP monitors students’ progression and places students in classes appropriate for their language level. Progression to another level is at the discretion of HOASCP based on their assessments. In order for students to obtain a certificate for the completion of their course, students must obtain an average attendance rate of 80% or above by the end of their course.
9. Expulsion and Suspension
9.2 A reasonable standard of conduct is expected on all programmes. A student may be suspended or expelled without refund in case of illegal, anti-social or dangerous behaviour. We will not accept:
– Poor attendance (lower than 60%);
– Disrespect to members of HOASCP staff, or other students
– Foul, inappropriate or abusive language, violence, intimidating or insulting behaviour, bullying, any form of discrimination (including based on race, gender, religious beliefs or sexual orientation); or
– Any other act or behaviour that does or may bring HOASCP into disrepute or cause any harm or suffering to staff, other students or members of the public.
9.3 If a student has unacceptable conduct, we may expel them. We may also take any further action we think is appropriate including informing the appropriate Authorities, their parent(s) or guardian (if they are under 18 years of age) or their course sponsor.
9.4 In the event of expulsion due to inappropriate conduct, there will be no refund of fees and any outstanding fees will become payable immediately.
9.5 HOASCP reserves the right to expel a student if a HOASCP provider is unwilling to continue working with a student.
10.2 By submitting an application to HOASCP, the Student agrees to the storage of their personal details, including sensitive personal data, in HOASCP’s administrative systems, whether on paper, computer or any other medium and to the usage of that information for HOASCP’s purposes only.
10.3 We process personal information to enable us to provide education and training, welfare, safety and educational support services, to administer school property, to maintain our own accounts and records, for administration and the organisation of events.
10.4 Personal information about Students processed by HOASCP will include their full name, contact details and, where appropriate, those of their parents, guardian, agent or sponsor. We will also keep data about their education, health, welfare, and fees.
10.5 We will keep this information secure at all times as necessary to run our business, deliver their education and ensure their welfare and safety.
10.6 We will sometimes need to share the personal information we process with other organisations. We will only share all or part of a Student’s personal information when:
– It is necessary for the provision of services involving external suppliers (e.g. accommodation, transfer, etc.).
– It is legally required or lawful to do so.
– In the event of a medical emergency if it is necessary to protect their health or the health of others.
10.7 Students agree that copies of their regular reports on their academic progress and performance (including attendance and absence records) can be supplied to parents, sponsors or agents without prior notification.
10.8 We will ask the student to provide us with certain personal information. It is the student’s responsibility to advise HOASCP of any amendments to that information while they are enrolled with HOASCP.
10.9 We may take photographs and films of students for promotional and marketing purposes (printed and online) without written consent or notification. Students, and their parents or guardians where applicable, must let us know if they do not wish to be photographed or filmed.
11. Force Majeure
11.2 We are not responsible for any events outside our reasonable control which may cause the closure of part or all of the College and the cancellation of any classes, courses or other services or materials we provide. Events outside our reasonable control may include, without limitation, war, riot, civil strife, industrial dispute, terrorist activity, disaster, storm or other
extreme weather conditions, flood, plague and infectious disease.
12. Equal Opportunities
12.2 HOASCP operates an equal opportunities policy. It aims to ensure that no applicant will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, sex, marital status, disability, race, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or political or religious belief.
HOASCP reserves the right to change these terms and conditions in line with changes in legislation.
If you have any queries, our college advisors are on hand to help whenever you need it. Just drop us amail at humanistics.online@gmail at anytime.