Terms & Conditions

  1. All non-European students who enter the UK with a letter of acceptance from CMC are legally bound to attend the College; if you choose not to follow your confirmed course at CMC there will be no refund in any circumstance. Please visit http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/ for Tier 4 requirements.
  2. CMC must receive written confirmation from your sponsoring Embassy before allowing you to start your course.
  3. If non-European students do not arrive at CMC by your course start date, as stated on your course acceptance letter, CMC will list you as a non-arrival. All non-arrival students are reported to the Home Office and legal action may be taken against you.
  4. If non-European student's plans change and you cannot organise your visa by the date stated on your course acceptance letter please contact CMC immediately.
  5. All non-European students should pay your fees in full for a year to satisfy the British High Commission in your country.
  6. After acceptance letters have been issued confirming full time status for non-European students, no refunds or course transfers are allowed except in the case of a VISA refusal. The original visa refusal evidence must be sent to CMC.
  7. Non-European students requiring a student visa must be registered on a course for a minimum of 15 hours per week.
  8. If you wish to take a course at CMC, a booking form must be completed and returned with the booking fee to us before the start of your course.
  9. CMC reserves the right to modify a course if student numbers change. If for any reason CMC cancels a course, students will be offered an alternative course, or a refund.
  10. Course acceptances will be confirmed in writing on receipt of the booking form and booking fee.
  11. If non-European students notify us two weeks in advance you can change your starting date on your acceptance letter free of charge. If you already have been issued a visa then you are no longer able to change your starting date. In order to request a new visa letter with a new start date a further charge of £10 will be made.
  12. An invoice will be sent to you for payment of your course fees on receipt of your booking form. Your booking fee will be deducted from the total amount. Please note that the course booking fee is non-refundable if you decide not to start your chosen course.
  13. All fees are payable in advance. Course Fees should be paid to the College no later than 5 weeks before the course start date. Fees must be paid in sterling currency. Traveller's cheques, cash or bank to bank transfer can be used to make payment. (The student is responsible for all bank charges incurred).
  14. If a student wishes to leave a course, they must give 4 weeks' written notice. We will refund 50% of the remaining fees. All tuition is calculated on a weekly basis, a full weeks' tuition fees will still be required if you attend for only part of the week. No fees are returnable for any absences, including bank holidays or lessons not taken during your course. No refund will be made if you withdraw in the final 4 weeks of your course.
  15. Students are required to buy their own stationery in advance of the course start date. You should allow £10 to purchase pen/pad/folder. Please speak to our International Student Administrator if you need further assistance on purchasing stationary or course books. Students are expected to attend all their classes regularly, punctually, complete all homework and sit weekly tests.
  16. All weeks are charged as full weeks. No reduction can be made for temporary absences, late arrival or bank or public holidays. Late arrival should be reported to the College. Non-arrivals have no claim to a place on a course after one week from the expected start date, unless the College has been notified in advance.
  17. CMC expects 4 weeks' notice to arrange a homestay host. All International students must book and pay in advance for homestay host accommodation covering at least 1 weeks' rent. An initial payment is to be paid to the College in advance for the first weeks' rent which includes a small administration fee. After the first week, weekly rent payments must be paid directly to the homestay in cash on the same day every week.
  18. CMC or the homestay host does not insure students and their possessions. We strongly advise students to take out insurance before arrival. CMC cannot accept liability whatsoever for any loss, accident or injury, however caused or sustained.
  19. Students must leave the Homestay Host when the hosting agreement ends.
  20. Course booking fee is the minimum as stated on our Pricelist in the case of an individual booking, or 20% of the total cost of any course fees for a group booking. This is non-refundable if the client cancels the course.

For more information on studying and living in the UK please view www.ukcisa.org.uk - advice for international students; or www.educationuk.org – living in the UK. CMC does not check the content of these websites and they are listed for information purposes only.
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