It is compulsory for every student to sign a Student Contract at the time of enrolment into his/her course of choice at Academies Australasia College (AAC). The Student Contract stipulates important terms and conditions governing the relationship between AAC and the student. By signing the Student Contract, every student has agreed to the terms and conditions stated in the Contract.
All prospective local and international students will enter into the Standard PEI-Student Contract with AAC. Students will be issued a comprehensive Student Contract approved by the Committee for Private Education (CPE).
Students are required to read the Standard PEI-Student Contract carefully upon enrolment into a course and ensure that they understand its content.
The CPE -approved Student Contract embodies the following mandatory requirements:
a) Course Information and Fees – The PEI will deliver the Course as set in Schedule A to the student, towards conferment of the stated qualifications upon successful Course completion.
b) The PEI confirmed that the Course has been permitted by CPE and no amendments have been made to the Course as set out in Schedule A unless otherwise permitted by CPE.
c) The Course Fees payable are set out in Schedule B and the optional Miscellaneous Fees in Schedule C.
d) The PEI will explain to the Student its policy for late payment of Course Fees, including late payment fee charged in Schedule C (if applicable) and any impact on Course/module completion (if applicable).
e) Refund Policies – The PEI will notify the Student within three (3) working days upon knowledge of any the following:
(i) It does not commence the Course on the Course Commencement Date;
(ii) It terminates the Course before the Course Commencement Date;
(iii) It does not complete the Course by the Course Completion Date;
(iv) It terminates the Course before the Course Completion Date;
(v) It has not ensured that the Student meets the Course entry or matriculation requirement as set by the organisation stated in Schedule A within any stipulated timeline set by CPE;
(vi) The Student’s Pass application is rejected by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
The Student should be informed in writing of alternative study arrangements (if any), and also be entitled to a refund of the entire Course Fees and Miscellaneous Fees already paid should the Student decide to withdraw, within seven (7) working days of the above notice.
f) If the Student withdraws from the Course for any reason other than those stated in Clause 2.1, the PEI will, within (7) working days of receiving the Student’s written notice of withdrawal, refund to the Student an amount based on the table in Schedule D.
g) The PEI will provide the Student with a cooling-off period of seven (7) working days after the date that the Contract has been signed by both parties. The Student will be refunded the highest percentage (stated in Schedule D) of the fees already paid if the Student submits a written notice of withdrawal to the PEI within the cooling-off period, regardless of whether the Student has started the course or not.
h) If the Student and the PEI cannot settle a dispute using the way arranged by the PEI, the Student and the PEI may refer the dispute to CPE Mediation-Arbitration Scheme (https://www.ssg.gov.sg/cpe/student-services/student-resources.html).
i) All information given by the Student to the PEI will not be given by the PEI to anyone else, unless the Student signs in writing that he/she agrees or unless the PEI is allowed to give the information by law.
j) The laws of Singapore will apply to how this Contract will be read and to the rights the parties have under this Contract.
k) If any part of this Contract is not valid for any reason under the law of Singapore, this will not affect any other part of this Contract.
l) If there is any other agreement between the PEI and the Student that is different from the terms in this Contract, then the terms in this Contract will apply.
m) If the Student or the PEI does not exercise or delay exercising any right granted by this Contract, the Student and the PEI will still be able to exercise the same type of right under this Contract during the rest of the time in the Contract continues.
n) If this Contract is also signed or translated in any language other than English and there is a difference from the English language copy of this Contract, the English language copy will apply.