Terms and Conditions

About LCIBS

These terms and conditions are issued by London College of International Business Studies, a company incorporated in England (Company Registration Number: 2925278) whose registered office is Dock Managers Office, Surrey Quays Road, London, SE16 2XU (Contact: +44(0) 207 242 1004), here in after referred to as ‘the College’ or ‘LCIBS’. LCIBS is accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further & Higher Education.

Please ensure you read these Terms and Conditions carefully and understand them before signing your final acceptance for a place at the College. These Terms and any other document referred to herein constitute the entire agreement between the parties and shall supersede all promises, representations, warranties or other statements whether written or oral made by or on behalf of one party to the other of any nature whatsoever or contained in any leaflet brochure or other document concerning such subject matter.

Changes to the terms and conditions

LCIBS reserves the right at all times to change, alter, amend, add to or remove any of these Terms. Students, applicants and shareholders are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms and Conditions.

Privacy and data protection

LCIBS process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Personal information provided to the College by you will only be used for the purposes stated when the information is requested. Personal information will not be sold to third parties, or provided to direct marketing companies or other such organisations without your permission. Personal information collected and/or processed by the College is held in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 + 2003. By using our sites, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Equality and diversity

LCIBS believes in treating all individuals fairly and with equal respect and we would invite you to read our Equality and Diversity Policy.

Application procedure

How to apply

Before considering your application, LCIBS will need to receive your completed application and copies of all required supporting documents.
You can submit your documents when applying online, alternatively you can email scanned documents to admissions@lcibs.co.uk You will need to provide originals during the enrolment should you be offered a place.

Deadline for application

There is no formal deadline for applications. However, once a programme with a particular start date is full, no further applications for that programme will be considered. However, subsequent start dates will be available and our admissions team will be able to advise you. To be sure of a place, submit your application to us as far in advance of the programme start date as possible.

Application decision

Please see the Requirement, Selection and Admissions Policy page

After applying

Upon receipt of your application form, the college admissions team will review it and endeavour to respond within five working days. In some cases you may be asked to provide further information and/or asked to attend an interview (in person or via Skype).

Enrolment

If your application is accepted, a written offer of a place will be made. To accept this offer a confirmation payment of 25% for UK and EU students and 50% for International students of the total tuition fee is required. In addition to this, every student will be asked to pay a non-refundable enrolment fee of £250. You will receive written confirmation that a place on the programme has been reserved for you and that all required payments (tuition and enrolment fee) have been received by the college.

In order to reserve place with LCIBS, students enrolling one calendar month or less before the programme start date are required to pay the full programme fees and the non-refundable enrolment fee. Special arrangements with the College may apply.

Cancellation and refunds

Cancellations must be made in writing and the period of cancellation applies only from the date upon which LCIBS receives the written notice of cancellation and supporting documentary evidence.

For all cancellations, regardless of circumstance, there is no refund of the £250 enrolment fee.
In line with the Consumer Credit Act 2006, any cancellation made within 14 days of initial confirmation are entitled to a full refund.
Unless written authorisation is provided, all refunds will be made to the person or organisation that is responsible for student fees.

Exceptional circumstances (Pre-arrival)

If there are exceptional circumstances for cancellation then a full refund is granted less a charge of £250 non-refundable enrolment fee. LCIBS approved exceptional circumstances are:

  • Cancelation due to personal or family illness or bereavement
  • Where cancellation is made not less than 8 weeks prior to the course start date.
  • Where a student cancels a course because LCIBS made a mistake relating to the offer, e.g. where LCIBS has withdrawn a course, made an offer with incorrect conditions, or offered an incorrect course.

All the exceptional circumstances will only be accepted when supported by appropriate documentary evidence.

All other cancellations (Post-arrival)

All cancelations that occur when the student has arrived at the College are classed as post-arrival cancellations. Cancellations must be made in writing and the period of cancellation applies only from the date upon which the College receives the written notice of cancellation and required supporting documentary evidence.

Student cancellation

If a student’s booking is cancelled as a result of a decision taken based on student misconduct or attendance issues then tuition fees payable up to the end of the term/semester in which cancellation decision is taken.

LCIBS cancellation due to student misconduct or attendance issues

For student cancellation due to personal or family illness or bereavement, full tuition fees are payable up to the date the student leaves the College. The refund due is a pro-rata calculation based on course dates and the student leave date.

All other cancellations

For all post-arrival cancellations that are not categorised above then based on the individual consideration full tuition fees are payable up to the date student leaves the College or end of the term/semester in which cancellation decision is taken. The refund due is pro-rata calculation based on course dates and the student leave date.

LCIBS policies

To ensure the smooth running of the college, you will be expected to abide by all the college rules and regulations while you are our student. Full details of all college rules and regulations will be provided to you when you begin your programme. In accepting LCIBS offer of a place on a programme and signing a student agreement, you are agreeing to abide by all college policies and regulations.
Please see LCIBS Policy page .

Admissions appeals and complaints

If you wish to appeal against an admission decision or make a formal complaint please visit LCIBS website – Click Here, alternatively contact our Admissions team for the necessary documentation.

General

The college will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver modules/programmes in accordance with the descriptions outlined in the prospectus, the website and general marketing materials. However, the college reserves the right to make variations to the contents and methods of delivery, to discontinue modules/programmes, merge or combine modules/programmes, scheduling, classroom hours and to vary fees if such action is reasonably considered to be necessary by the college within the context of its wider purposes. Should industrial action or circumstances beyond the control of the college interfere with its ability to provide educational services, the college undertakes to use all reasonable steps to minimise resultant disruption to those services.

Medical condition or disability

Applicants with a medical condition or disability which may affect their studies are kindly asked to indicate this on the application form. A medical condition or disability does not preclude consideration for a place on a programme at the college and all applicants will be considered on the same academic grounds regardless of their disability or additional learning needs. All reasonable adjustment that are within the college’s capability will be discussed and considered with the prospective student (and where possible implemented) during the admission process before an offer is made. However, the college does reserve the right to refuse admission due to lack of capability or resources to meet those additional needs.

Insurance

LCIBS cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage to your personal property while you are attending your course. International students should have appropriate travel and medical insurance and will be asked to provide a proof of this at enrolment.

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