Terms and Conditions of registration
All students are expected to have read, understood and agreed to the terms and conditions below. The conditions below are the terms of contract between the student and Bloomsbury College of Accountancy (referred to as “Bloomsbury Accountancy” or “the College”).
IF YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND OR DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS PLEASE SEEK ASSISTANCE AND DO NOT ENROL ON TO THE COURSE.
1. Payment terms
- To confirm a place on the course the student must pay either the full tuition or 50 % deposit of the package at least 2 weeks before the commencement of the course;
- All payments must be made in GBP sterling;
- Any course will be confirmed, and documents issued, only once the full payment has been received;
- Students will not be allowed to start the course and the College reserves the right to cancel any reservation, should the full payment not have reached Bloomsbury College of Accountancy’s account;
- Please allow at least 2 (two) working days for bank transfers to clear and ensure that all necessary bank charges are included;
- Please allow at least 5 (five) working days for cheques to clear and additional time if being sent by post;
- Dishonoured cheques will result in a charge of £25 to cover administration and bank charges, as well as the risk of admission to study being refused and the College reserves the right to report offenders to the relevant professional body and the authorities, including, but not limited to ACCA;
- The college reserves the right to charge late payment at a rate of 4% pa on any outstanding invoices;
- Fees are published separately for each semester and are payable by all students studying at the time unless they have paid full fees prior to the publication of the new fees. Paying a deposit does NOT prevent any fee increase being applied;
- All tuition fees exclude amounts payable to professional bodies for student registration, exemptions and examination entries. Any such fees are payable directly by the student, and the college accepts no responsibility for such payment.
2. Cancellations, postponements and refunds
- All applications for a refund must be made at least 2 weeks before the commencement date of the course;
- Refunds will only be made using the original method of payment and to the person who made the original payment;
- No course transfers are permissible without the college’s prior written consent – this includes course transfers between students. Where the College agrees to a student’s course transfer, this is subject to an additional charge of £50;
- Students must make an application for deferral at least 2 weeks before the commencement date of the course and under no circumstances will deferral be granted for more than one academic year;
- If a student wishes to cancel a course, provided at least 2 weeks written notice prior to the commencement date of the course is given, the course fee will be refunded less a £50 cancellation fee. Any study materials already provided must be returned in unused re-saleable condition, otherwise these will be charged at full retail price.
3. Additional charges
Once your booking is confirmed, the following additional charges may apply:
- administration charge is applicable, but not limited, to the following:
- £10 delivery fee applicable for any personal parcels delivered to the school. The parcels must be collected within 1 week of delivery;
- £5 charge if you do not return the student card at the end of your course or if you require a replacement.
4. First day at school
- Every student must present their original passport / ID on the first morning of their course – failure to do so will result being refused entry to your class.
- Your photograph will be taken on the first day to complete your registration.
5. General Conditions
- All Part Time students warrant and confirm that they are British Citizens; EEA Nationals; VISA Nationals with indefinite leave to remain, or are subject to any other form of Immigration control which entitles them to study with the College on a Part Time basis;
- Bloomsbury College of Accountancy students are expected to attend all their lessons. The college will contact the students who are absent for 2 or more days per week. Any student who, in Bloomsbury College of Accountancy’s opinion, has poor attendance may be suspended or expelled, whether or not their attendance is related to their visa status. Students who have provided false information may be dismissed at any time by the college and will not be eligible to a refund.
All students must familiarise themselves with and adhere to all the points listed in the student handbook, which can be found at reception. Bloomsbury College of Accountancy reserves the right to expel students for unacceptable behaviour, for example any abusive behaviour, poor attendance, damage to college property, or those who violate a college policy. Students may be required to pay for damages to college property.
7. Use of photos and videos
Bloomsbury College of Accountancy reserves the right to use any photos or videos taken at the college for marketing and promotional purposes. Please notify us in writing and before material is published if you do not wish for us to use your photos, videos or college work in our marketing material.
- It is a basic stipulation of the agreement between the student and Bloomsbury College of Accountancy or its representatives that neither the college nor its representatives are liable to the student in cases where the college is unable to fulfil any services to which they are contractually bound for reasons beyond their control. These include, but are not limited to, traffic congestion and public transport delays, natural disasters (including fire, flood, earthquake, storm, hurricane, war), act of foreign enemies, terrorist activities, government sanction, strike, lockout or interruption, failure of electricity or telephone service;
- Bloomsbury College of Accountancy reserves the right to close classes and courses that are poorly attended or undersubscribed and offer students alternative courses/schedules to an equivalent value. Bloomsbury College of Accountancy reserves the right to substitute teachers if necessary;
- Bloomsbury College of Accountancy reserves the right to cancel, reschedule or change the location of a course without penalty if considered necessary;
- Bloomsbury College of Accountancy provides you with information in good faith and believes this to be correct at the time of booking. Bloomsbury College of Accountancy accepts no responsibility or liability for any changes that it has not been informed about, which may result in a change of circumstance of your booking;
- Bloomsbury College of Accountancy accepts no responsibility or liability for personal accident or loss or damage of students’ belongings. Bloomsbury College of Accountancy’s liability is no more than the money that we have received from you;
- Bloomsbury College of Accountancy is not able to deal with any retrospectives complaints from you.
9. Data Protection
All personal information will be treated as confidential. After joining Bloomsbury College of Accountancy, the student agrees to allow the college to retain information and use it to:
- communicate with the student to perform their obligations under this agreement;
- Inform students about their courses, products and services which may be of interest;
- provide feedback to students on their progress and exam performance.
This agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the law of England and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts for the determination of disputes arising under this agreement.