Register here

TO GeT details on Admissions

Program Interested in

Current Students

Fee Protection Scheme

The Fee Protection Scheme serves to protect the Students’ fees in the event a Private Education Institution (PEI) is unable to continue operations due to insolvency, and/or regulatory closure. Furthermore, the FPS protects the student if the PEI fails to pay penalties or return fees to the student arising from judgments made against it by the Singapore courts.


More



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 as 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 Defence or an authorised government organisation)
  • Compassionate (personal letter and any relevant documents which support 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 a maximum of 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 is obligated under the terms and conditions of enrolments and would be required to make their course fee payment in addition to the deferment fee charge.
e) The student is further obliged to commence / 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 enrolment 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 web site, 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:
i. 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 Defence or an authorised 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.
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 enrolments 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 enrolment may affect his/her student pass. Amity, in accordance with the ICA regulations, will notify the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) in such instances.

x

Fee Protection Scheme (FPS)

The Fee Protection Scheme serves to protect the Students’ fees in the event a Private Education Institution (PEI) is unable to continue operations due to insolvency, and/or regulatory closure. Furthermore, the FPS protects the student if the PEI fails to pay penalties or return fees to the student arising from judgments made against it by the Singapore courts.

The FPS is applicable to ALL students (regardless of nationality and the type of passes, i.e. dependent’s pass, student’s pass, work permit etc) taking courses in PEIs with EduTrust certification. It applies to all courses with course duration of more than 1 month or 50 hours.

Amity Global Institute has put in place the Insurance Scheme arrangements to ensure that fees paid by students to the school are insured by CPE-appointed service providers.

All fees refer to all monies that are paid by the student to be enrolled in the Amity except for Course Application Fee and Miscellaneous Fees. GST is not inclusive as part of the fees to be protected.

Students are advised to email (email address: accounts1@singapore.amity.edu) and notify Amity immediately of any payment made by Internet Banking, ATM Transfer or Telegraphic Transfer (TT).

For more details on
Fee Protection Scheme, click to https://www.ssg.gov.sg/cpe/for-peis/protection-of-course-fees.html FPS Instruction Manual, click to https://www.ssg.gov.sg/cpe/for-peis/resources.html

Insurance Scheme

Amity has appointed Liberty Insurance Pte Ltd as the provider of Insurance.

FPS Insurance premiums are paid by Amity, unless stated in the Student Contract which has to be paid by the student separately.

Amity will purchase insurance within 7 days upon collection of fees (after signing the Student Contract) through the application system of the insurance provider. Students will receive the insurance certificate via email from the insurance provider.

The insurance coverage shall commence from the fee payment date till the next payment due date or the course end date, whichever is earlier.

Students who seek Deferment/Transfer/Withdrawal resulting in extension of the course duration will have to pay additional fee for the course fees applicable to the extended period.

Students can make their Course Fee payment at the Accounts & Finance Office in Cash and Cheque; or via Internet Banking, ATM Transfer or TT directly to:

Bank Name : DBS Bank Ltd
Account Name : Amity Global Institute Pte Ltd
Account Number : 003-923926-2
Bank Code : 7171
Branch Code : 003
Swift Address : DBSSSGSG
Bank Address : DBS Shenton Way Branch, 6 Shenton Way DBS Building Tower 2, Singapore 068809

Click here to download a copy of the Liberty Insurance FPS Certificate

Prospective Students are advised to visit CPE’s website (https://www.ssg.gov.sg) for more details of the FPS



REFUND POLICY


Refund for Withdrawal Due to Non-Delivery of Course:

Amity will notify the Student within three (3) working days upon knowledge of any of the following:

  • It does not commence the Course on the Course Commencement Date;
  • It terminates the Course before the Course Commencement Date;
  • It does not complete the Course by the Course Completion Date;
  • It terminates the Course before the Course Completion Date;
  • It has not ensured that the Student meets the course entry or matriculation requirement as set by the organisation stated in Schedule A of the PEI Student Contract within any stipulated timeline set by CPE; or
  • The Student’s Pass application is rejected by Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).

The Student should be informed in writing of alternative study arrangements (if any), and also be entitled to a refund of the entire Course Fees and Miscellaneous Fees already paid should the Student decide to withdraw, within seven (7) working days of the above notice.

Refund for Withdrawal Due to Other Reasons:

If the Student withdraws from the Course for any reason other than those stated in Clause 2.1 of the student contract, Amity will, within seven (7) working days of receiving the Student’s written notice of withdrawal, refund to the Student an amount based on the table below:

Percentage of the aggregate amount of the Course Fees and where applicable the Miscellaneous Fees paid

If Student's written notice of withdrawal is received

[100%] Refund

(“Maximum Refund”) More than [60] days before the Course Commencement Date

[25%] Refund

Before, but not more than [60] days before the Course Commencement Date

[10%] Refund

After, but not more than [7] days after the Course Commencement Date

[5%] Refund

More than [7] days after the Course Commencement Date, but not more than [14] days after the Course Commencement Date

[0%] Refund

More than [14] days after the Course Commencement Date




MORE
x

REFUND POLICY CONTINUES

Note:

  • Application fee for courses is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Requests for refunds arising from withdrawal must be accompanied with an original fully completed hardcopy Student Request Form and supported with relevant documentary proof, where applicable.

Refund During Cooling-Off Period:

Students have a 7-day cooling-off period after signing the contract, during which they are entitled to get the maximum refund, less any Course Fees consumed by the Student if the withdrawal date is later than the Course Commencement Date and the Student has started the Course, any Amity administrative charges which are stipulated in the Miscellaneous Fees and any applicable bank administrative charges.

REFUND PROCEDURE

The procedure for student-initiated refund (due to Student’s withdrawal / change of mind during 7-day cooling-off period, etc) is as follows:

  • School’s non-performance
  • ICA not approving the student pass
  • Student changes his/her mind during the 7 day cooling-off period
  • Student’s withdrawal
  • Course deferment
  • Student going to a Government school for further studies

The procedure for student initiated refund (due to Student’s withdrawal / change of mind during 7 day cooling-off period, etc) is as follows:

  • The student completes and submits the “AGI-SS-FRM-017 Withdrawal Request Form” to Amity requesting a refund with the reasons.
  • The Student Affairs Manager calculates the amount to be refunded in the Withdrawal Request Form. The Student Affairs Manager gives this form to the FPS Officer who will look into the student’s eligibility for a refund. He/She calculates and confirm the amount of refund and gets approval from the Principal. Thereafter the Student Affairs Manager explains to the student showing the breakdown of the refund.
  • The approved duly completed form is handed over to the Accounts & Finance Department to process the refund to the Student within 7 working days from the date of request.
  • For refund of Course Fee due to Withdrawal, the Student Affairs Manager informs the FPS Officer who will follow-up with the FPS Insurance Provider on the cancellation of FPS insurance within 3 working days.
  • Amity keeps all up-to-date refund records in hard copies. The calculation details are accurately and clearly indicated in the AGI-SS-FRM-017 Withdrawal Request Form and the Cancellation of Certificate of Insurance (in the case of Insurance) are kept in the individual student file.

The procedure for a school initiated refund (scenarios may be due to the school not performing / ICA not approving the student pass, etc) is as follows:

  • If the school is unable to run the course, then Principal in consultation with the Management Team decides not to run the course. Upon receipt of written confirmation that the course will not run, Department Head – Student Affairs calculates the amount of refund due to the students and obtains approval from Principal to give the refund.
  • In other cases, like ICA student pass rejection, excess payment by student, etc Principal will ask Department Head – Student Affairs or designated staff to calculate the amount of refund due to the students and who later obtains approval from Principal on the calculations.
  • Upon approval Principal sends “Appendix 8 Request for Refund Letter” to the escrow account provider (if the student is on this scheme) to return money to students along with other relevant documents. The school will then email a copy of the acknowledgment given by the escrow account provider to the student. The escrow account provider will refund the money direct to the student.
  • The school keeps its refund records in hard copy. The calculation details are clearly indicated in the FRM – 043 Withdrawal Request Form along with Appendix 8 Request for Refund Letter which is kept in the individual student file.
  • For students who’s fees are protected though Insurance scheme, Amity shall refund the fees directly to the student upon approval from the Principal.
  • The relevant staff-in-charge is the Principal, Course Counsellors & Student Affairs Officer or, in her / his absence, Department Head – Student Affairs who is conversant with the refund procedures. Counter staff / Student Affairs Officer / Accounts Staff may be involved in clerical parts of the procedure under their supervision.