Terms and Conditions
Conditions of Enrolment
1.1) Enrolment is subject to the following conditions and becomes a legal contract on acceptance of a student by Worldwide School of English.
1.2) Worldwide School of English reserves the right to modify its course arrangements and to alter its specifications without prior notice.
2.1) Fees must be paid in advance, and in full.
2.2) All tuition fees are calculated in complete weeks and any part of a week is counted as a full week. No compensation can be given for any days when school is closed due to public holidays.
2.3) In the event of late arrival, absence or early departure from a course, no refund of fees or free extension of the course can be granted.
3. CANCELLATIONS AND TUITIONS REFUNDS
3.1) The full policy on refunds is here
Refunds are calculated in NZ$.
3.2) Refunds, if approved, are returned to the account/person that made the original payment.
4. COURSE CHANGES
4.1) After arrival in NZ students cannot shorten courses or transfer afternoon classes to extra morning classes and are not able to transfer their tuition fees to another student.
4.2) Students can extend their studies without paying another enrolment fee.
4.3) Changes may not be possible at times because of visa regulations.
4.4) The change of course fee is NZ$300.
4.5) Students can shorten their courses up to a month before arrival. An admin fee of $500 NZD will be charged if the tuition fees have been already paid.
If a visa has been issued, Immigration New Zealand must be informed.
5.1) Changes of accommodation can be made only after 14 days notice.
5.2) If suitable notice is not given, the remaining accommodation fees must be paid in lieu.
5.3) Accommodation pre-paid for the first four weeks cannot be refunded.
6. SCHOOL RULES
6.1) A full list of school rules are in the student handbook.
6.2) Should a student not comply with the School Rules and/or the laws of New Zealand, or fail to attend the course in which he/she is enrolled, the school reserves the right to expel the student, without refund and is legally bound to advise the NZ Immigration Service.
6.3) Students are required at all times to inform the school of their current contact details in Auckland.
7.1) Worldwide School of English shall not be liable if the services contracted for cannot be provided for reasons beyond its control.
8. CODE OF PRACTICE
8.1) Worldwide School of English has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Minister of Education.
Copies of the Code are available on request from this institution or from the New Zealand Ministry of Education website at http://www.minedu.govt.nz/goto/international
8.2) ELIGIBILITY FOR HEALTH SERVICES
Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly-funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health and can be viewed on their website at http://www.moh.govt.nz
8.3) ACCIDENT INSURANCE
The Accident Compensation Corporation provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at http://www.acc.co.nz
8.4) MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE
International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand.
Full details of visa and permit requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available through the New Zealand Immigration Service and can be viewed on their website at http://www.immigration.govt.nz
9.1) All supplied data is held securely by Worldwide School Ltd. Data will be treated confidentially and will not be disclosed to external organisations except for legitimate reasons. The data will be used, unless you tell us otherwise, for a full range of school activities. The data may be made available to the NZ Ministry of Education or the NZ Immigration Department.