International Study Centre

Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions apply to international applicants to the Centre for Arts and Technology International Study Centre pathway programs and for those seeking direct entry to Centre for Arts and Technology.

Please review these terms and conditions carefully. These Terms and Conditions represent contractual obligations with Study Group Canada Limited ("Study Group").

Rules

All participants in the programs are subject to the rules of the Centre for Arts and Technology. Applicants are reminded that international students in Canada must comply with all laws in order to retain valid study permits. Should a student's study permit be revoked, they will be subject to dismissal from the program and may be required to return to their home country. In these circumstances, the student may also be subject to legal actions that may be commenced by the authorities.

Study Plan Changes

All students' English language and numeracy skills will be tested on arrival at Centre for Arts and Technology. Should it be determined that a student's English language and/or numeracy skills are below the level required for the student's program, the student's study period may be lengthened to allow for improvement to the student's English and/or numeracy skills. The student shall be responsible for any additional costs.

Progression

Students progress through the program upon successful completion of academic and attendance requirements.

Fees

In addition to tuition fees, additional cost items may include (but not be restricted to) one or more of the following:

  • Personal spending money
  • Insurance
  • Meals and housing
  • University textbooks and other necessary school supplies
  • Travel costs including air fares and transfers
  • College ancillary fees

Payment Policy

Refer to the following link for details regarding all tuition, fee, payment, deposit, refund and collection procedures: https://digitalartschool.com/fees-tuition

Applying for a visa/study permit

The student must contact the nearest applicable Canadian Embassy or Consulate for a visa application. Documentation and/or requirements vary from country to country. To apply for a study permit/visa, students will need to supply Canadian Immigration with 'Proof of Student Status'. This letter will be sent upon acceptance to the Programs.

Further information on Canadian study permits/visas

It is recommended that all students apply for their study permit/visa as soon as possible, and notify Study Group directly as soon as the study permit/visa status has been confirmed.

Insurance

Health insurance is required for all residents of British Columbia, including students. For this reason all Centre for Arts and Technology students are required to have basic medical insurance while studying in Canada. Please view the Student Healthcare Policy for more information.

Damage and Liability

Students are responsible for payment for any damage caused by them to the facilities from which Study Group conducts any part of its program. Occupants of shared accommodation are jointly and severally liable for the proper care of rooms, fixtures and fittings, including costs for damage or exceptional cleaning. This responsibility is in addition to any obligation that the student may have as a result of any contract for accommodation with a third party.

Data protection

Any information provided by the student shall only be used in accordance with privacy legislation law. Publicity of students (and their parents or guardians, where applicable) agree that their images, and achievements may be used by Study Group and/or the university, for promotional purposes only, without prior written consent or notification. This will include the passing on of images, sound and achievements to appropriate third parties (for example, agents and publications) for the specific purpose of publicizing the programs.

Publicity

Students (and their parents or guardians, where applicable) agree that their images, sound and achievements may be used by Study Group and/or Centre for Arts and Technology, for promotional purposes only, without prior written consent or notification. This will include the passing on of images, sound and achievements to appropriate third parties (for example, agents and publications) for the specific purpose of publicizing the programs.

Communication

In order that communication with the student may be maintained at all times, the student is required to provide personal e-mail addresses and mobile telephone numbers. Any changes to personal contact information shall be communicated immediately. Study Group reserves the right to make any addition, amendment or alteration to these terms and conditions upon giving one semester's written notice of such change to the students.

Variation

Study Group reserves the right to make any addition, amendment or alteration to these Terms and Conditions upon giving one semester's written notice of such change to the students.

These Terms and Conditions were last updated February 27, 2019.