Fee and Refund Policy and Procedure
Please refer to the Alice Spring College website to download the full Fees and Refund Policy and Procedure. No attempt to pay fees or request a refund should be made without first consulting the complete ‘Fees and Refund Policy and Procedure’ on the Alice Spring College website at www.ascollege.vic.edu.au.
The following information is only a brief overview of the entire policy.
|1||Course Fee||$200 (for changes to enrolment)|
|2||Application Fee||$200 (for changes to enrolment)|
|3||Materials Fee||As per course offer and written agreements|
|4||Recognition of Prior Learning Fee||$600 per unit|
|5||Credit Transfer Fee||No charge|
|6||Repeat Unit Fee||As per course offer and written agreements|
|7||Assessment Re-sit Fee (2 Attempts)||No charge|
|8||Re-assessment Fee (After 2 Attempts)||As per course offer and written agreements|
|9||Bank Transfer Fee||What the bank charges for the transfer|
|10||Accommodation Services||Out sourced – Contact College for details|
|11||Airport Meeting||Out sourced – Contact College for details|
|12||OSHC (Overseas Student Health Cover)||Out sourced – Contact College for details|
Students shall ONLY make the payment by
either of the following methods
Transfer the funds electronically to the bank account below:
Bank Name: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Account Name: Alice Spring College
Account Number: 1200 1144
SWIFT Code: CTBAAU2S
Pay the fee by using a debit card or credit card
Once the students have received their invoice, the student will be required to pay the outstanding amount by the due date.
There is no cash policy in ASC. ASC doesn’t accept cash for any kind of fees and charges from the students. Students are advised not to handover any cash to any college representative (officer/agent). ASC only accepts payments through online transfer or EFTPOS.
*Students are entitled to 3 assessment attempts for each assessment task where they have been marked NYC on submission of their assessment tasks. First 2 attempts will be free and 3rd will be charged as per the offer letter and written agreements. If the student is unsuccessful after 3 assessment attempts, they will be required to repeat the unit and pay the repeat unit fee. Students found to have cheated or plagiarised work may not be entitled to re-sit assessments, instead they may be required to repeat the unit and pay the repeat unit fee. Any NYC marked due to being absent will not be eligible for this entitlement. More details are in the Student prospectus/relevant policy procedure, which is available by sending your request to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Tick Box||Reason For Asking Refund||Refund Protocols In Place|
|1||Registration/Enrolment Fees of AUD $200||No refund of Registration/Enrolment fee of AUD $200 will be done|
|2||Visa refused prior to commencement (off-shore students) *Visa extension refused/ Visa cancelled due to actions of the student (before course commences – on-shore students)||25% of the tuition fees initially paid or $500 (whichever is lower) will be deducted from the total tuition fees paid against the application processing fees. Remaining deposit will be refunded back. Registration/Enrolment fees won’t be refunded.|
|3||*Visa extension refused/ Visa cancelled due to actions of the student (after course commences – on-shore students)||Refund will be calculated as per refund amount calculator# and there will be no refund on any non-tuition fees paid.|
|4||Withdrawal at least 28 days or more before the Course/Term Start Date||80% of fee deposit refunded Registration/Enrolment fees won’t be refunded|
|5||Withdrawal less than 28 days but more than 14 days of prior to agreed start date of the enrolled course as indicated on the current Letter of Offer||70% of fee deposit refunded Registration/Enrolment fees won’t be refunded|
|6||Withdrawal less than 15 days of prior to agreed start date of the enrolled course as indicated on the current Letter of Offer||No refund of deposit or Registration/Enrolment fees|
|7||**Withdrawal after course commencement||No refund of the tuition fees paid or Registration/Enrolment fees|
|8||College is unable to provide the course for which the original offer was made before commencement (Provider default)||Full refund of course fees|
|9||Course withdrawn by the College after commencement (Provider default)||Calculation as per Refund amount calculator# (Default period of Provider taken in count)|
|10||Residency status change from International to Permanent resident (Provide application along with proof of visa status changes with copies from passport)||Fee status will change from next study period (If status is changed after the start of any study period)|
|11||Airport pick-up||No refund|
|12||Home stay fees and accommodation booking fee||No refund|
|13||OSHC Refund Policy (Calculation of refund will be done as per the provider policy)||If ASC has organized the OSHC, we will refund the OSHC directly to the
student under following conditions:
• Calculation of refund will be done as per the provider policy
* Student must advise Alice Spring College of visa refusal. Student must apply to cancel their enrolment prior to course commencement and apply for refund. **Refund Conditions for Withdrawal After Course Commencement- Extenuating circumstances: Students may have extenuating circumstances that prevent them from attending scheduled course dates that may include but are not limited to illness, family or personal matters, moving back to the home country (with confirmed one-way tickets only) or other reasons that are out of the ordinary. Where evidence can be successfully provided to support the student’s circumstances, course fees may either be transferred to the next available course where applicable, or a refund of unused course fees can be issued. This decision of assessing the extenuating circumstances is on the discretion the CEO and shall be assessed on a case by case situation. Please note that the student is not eligible to apply for any refund in case of change of mind that may include but are not limited e.g. change of course or transfer to the other provider in same or different city due to any reason.
• Where the student breaches Alice Spring College’s Policies and Procedures no refund is payable.