Terms and Conditions
Tuition Fee Refund and Compensation Policy
RCL Terms and Conditions – Key Aspects
When you are offered a place to study at the College it is in accordance with a set of Terms and Conditions which detail our regulations and policies. Acceptance of an offer means that you accept these Terms and Conditions in full.
This factsheet is designed to signpost you to key aspects of our Terms and Conditions, however, please note that this is not a substitute for reading them in full.
Registration Fee: You are required to pay a registration fee to register on the Pearson BTEC HND programme. Please consult the current fee list for details.
Tuition Fees means fees in respect of, or otherwise in connection with, undertaking the course, including admission, tuition and graduation. Tuition fees are usually charged annually.
Additional Costs means charges for goods and services that do not form part of tuition fees. This might include expenses relating to trips, materials, vetting and barring checks and specialist clothing.
Payment timing: Self-funded UK/EU students must pay full fees for the academic year at the start of their programme of study. Overseas students, whether self-funded or sponsored, must pay full fees for the academic year before they will be issued with Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies. Students funded by Student Finance England (SFE) will have their fees paid in instalments directly to the College.
Fee Increases: The College may increase its tuition fees on an annual basis and will do so in accordance with its Tuition Fee Refund and Compensation Policy.
Non-payment: If you do not pay your tuition fees on time as agreed, the College may:
(a) restrict access to its premises and facilities
(b) suspend or terminate your registration
(c) report you to credit agencies and, if applicable, to SFE.
If this contract is terminated as a result of non-payment any refund will be paid in accordance with the Tuition Fee Refund and Compensation Policy.
Suspension: the College may suspend a student from their course in accordance with its Student Disciplinary Regulations
Termination by you: You may terminate this contract and withdraw from the College at any time. If you do this after the expiry of the cooling off period you must provide the College with written notice of withdrawal by completing and returning a Withdrawal Form or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Termination by the College: The College may terminate this contract and on written notice deem you have withdrawn from your course if:
- You have an outstanding tuition fee debt or have contravened the terms of the College Tuition Fee Refund and Compensation Policy;
- You fail to meet the applicable College attendance requirements as set out in its Attendance and Engagement Policy;
- You fail to meet the applicable College progression or award requirements as set out in its Assessment Regulations;
- You fail to meet the College Fitness to Study requirements set out in its Fitness to Study Policy;
- You fail to meet the College Fitness to Practice requirements set out in its Fitness to Practice Policy;
- You breach the Student Disciplinary Procedure or your behaviour represents an immediate and serious risk to your health, welfare and safety or that of others;
- You commit or are convicted of a criminal offence which, had it been committed at the time of your application, would have precluded you from enrolment;
- You have withheld key information or provided incorrect or misleading information to the College.