Current Students

Current Students

Standard Student Contract

Private Education Institution-Student Contract

CPE, in aiming to enhance the confidence of students and their parents in the quality of education in Singapore, has stipulated that all Private Education Institutions must sign a Private Education Institution-Student Contract with students. The contract sets out the terms and conditions governing the relationship between the student and Private Education Institution. Amity will honour all terms and conditions in the contract and in all communication materials. Students may request for a copy of the Private Education Institution-Student Contract from Amity or view it on the CPE website ( www.ssg.gov.sg ).

Cooling-Off Period

Amity 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 in the student contract) of the fees already paid if the Student submits a written notice of withdrawal to Amity within the cooling-off period, regardless of whether the Student has started the course or not.

Policy For Course Deferment 

The school’s deferment policy is a follows:

a) Any student wishing to defer his/her studies must submit a fully completed AGI-SS-FRM-19 student request form indicating the reasons for deferment together with all supporting documents. Deferments are considered only on exceptional circumstances. Broadly, they are:

  • Medical (supporting documents include a medical certificate issued by are registered medical practitioner)
  • National Service (supporting documents include an order issued by the Ministry Of Defense or an authorized government organisation)
  • Compassionate (Personal letter and any relevant documents which supports the student’s request for deferment)

b) Upon receipt of the student request, the student support officer will process the application. For straight forward cases with complete supporting documents, the decision may be communicated in writing to the student concerned within 7 working days. 

c) If the documents submitted are incomplete and/or in situations where further clarifications are required in order for a fair decision to be made, the process may take up to 21 working days. 

d) If the request for deferment is approved, the student will be required to make a deferment fee payment for the period requested (maximum of one academic year). Students are obligated under the terms and conditions of enrollments and would be required to make their course fee payment in addition to the deferment fee charge.

e) The student is further obliged to commerce/continue the course within the stipulated recommencement date. Further requests for deferments from the same student will not be entertained. 

f) Depending on the circumstance, the student will have to sign a new contract or be issued an addendum to the existing contract when a course transfer request has been approved. Important Note: Deferment, suspension or cancellation of a student’s enrollment may affect his/her student visa. Amity, in accordance with the ICA regulations will notify the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) in such instances.

Procedure for Course Deferment 

The school’s Deferment procedure is as follows:

a) Prospective students are briefed on the deferment policy and procedure during pre-course counselling (by the Agent/Recruitment staff) and later again during the orientation programme.

b) Full details of the policy are also available on the school’s website, student contract and student handbook. The school targets students with a minimum level of proficiency in English so that they should have sufficient language ability to understand the policy in English.

c) Any student wishing to defer his/her studies must submit a fully completed AGI-SS-FRM-019 student request form indicating the reasons for deferment together with all supporting documents. 

d) Deferments are considered only on exceptional circumstances. Broadly, they are:

  • Medical (supporting documents include a medical certificate issued by are registered medical practitioner) ii. National Service            (supporting documents include an order issued by the Ministry of Defense or an authorized government organisation) iii. Compassionate (personal letter and any relevant documents which support the student’s request for deferment)e) Upon receipt of the Student Request, the Student Affairs Manager / Officer will process the application.

e) Upon receipt of the Student Request, the Student Affairs Manager / Officer will process the application.

f) The Principal decides on the outcome for Amity programmes / Others – as per partner institutions guidelines.

g) For straight forward cases with complete supporting documents, the decision may be communicated in writing to the student concerned within 7 working days. If the documents submitted are incomplete and/or in situations where further clarifications are required in order for a fair decision to be made, the process may take up to a maximum of 21 working days.

h) If the request for deferment is approved, the student will be required to make a deferment fee payment for the period requested (maximum of one academic year). Students will be obligated under the terms and conditions of enrollments and would be required to make their course fee payment in addition to the deferment fee charge. The student is further obliged to commence / continue the course within the stipulated recommencement date. Depending on the circumstance, the student will have to sign a new contract or be issued an addendum to the existing contract when the course deferment request is approved. Further requests for deferments from the same student will not be entertained. Any payments that charged by the University partners need to be borne by the student.

Important Note:  Deferment, Suspension or Cancellation of a student’s enrollment may affect his/her student pass. Amity, in accordance with the ICA regulations, will notify the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) in such instances.

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