Course Transfer, Withdrawal and Deferment


Students are not allowed to defer their studies after commencement of the term / module. Students who wish to defer their studies are required to complete the Application for Deferment form, obtainable from the Students’ Services Department at least 14 days before commencement of the new term / module. The decision to grant the student deferment will be considered on a case-by-case basis and at the sole discretion of the Academic Director and College Director.

To re-join the School, the student should inform the School in writing 14 days before the term begins. Student who wishes to re-enrol after deferment should pay an administrative fee of S$200.00 and the course fees in effect at the time of their re-enrolment.

Programme Transfer

Students who wish to transfer to another programme must complete the Request for Transfer of Programme form, obtainable from the Students’ Services Department, 14 days prior to the commencement of new term / module. A transfer fee of S$400.00 (exclusive of GST) will be levied. A student can transfer between programmes only once with the approval from both Academic Director and College Director.

Course Fees will be re-calculated based on the new programme from the effective month of transfer, taking into consideration of exemptions from previous programme. The new Course Fee will be stipulated according in the Student Contract. No refund will be made for discontinuation of studies in the old programme before the transfer.

Because of the transfer, a student may require more of the stipulated time in his/her original Student Contract to complete their studies.

Continuation in the new programme is also subjected to:

  1. the module(s) being offered in the term
  2. outstanding term/retake fees due are paid in full
  3. there is an available vacancy
  4. no further issue arising from the above

Programme Withdrawal

For withdrawal, students will complete the Application for Withdrawal from Programme form, obtainable from the Students Services Department. The student will be interviewed by the Students Services Manager and Academic Director. The School will consider each application on a case-by-case basis. An administrative fee of S$200.00 (exclusive of GST) will be levied. Any fees paid in advance may be considered for refund as per stipulated in the Student Contract.

On approval of the withdrawal, the School will issue a Letter of Withdrawal.

In addition, any outstanding payments and Course Fees owing to the School must be settled in full. The School will not issue any transcripts and/or certificates to students who have outstanding payments with the college. Students are advised to consult the Programme Manager before making the final decision.