RCHE Singapore

Transfer/Withdrawal Policy

Raffles College of Higher Education

TRANSFER/WITHDRAWAL POLICY

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Step 1

Intention to Transfer/Withdraw from Programme/School

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Step 2

Submission of ‘Application for Transfer’ Form to the Student Administration and Services (SAS) Department

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Step 3

Acceptance of Form by the Student Administration and Services (SAS) Department

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Step 4

Consultation carried out with the Student Administration and Services (SAS) Manager and Programme Leader

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Step 5

Student Administration and Services (SAS) Department will inform the applicant of the outcome of the request within 14 working days. The entire process will not take more than 4 weeks

RCHE Singapore

TRANSFER OF PROGRAMME

Students who wish to transfer to another programme (in Singapore campus) must complete the Request for Transfer of Programme form, obtainable from the Student and Administration Services Department, 30 days prior to the commencement of the New Term. An administration fee of S$200 (exclusive of GST) will be levied. A student is allowed to transfer between programmes within the Singapore campus only once with the approval of both Programme Leaders. The College will issue a Standard PEI-Student Contract before the commencement of the New term.

Course Fees will be re-calculated based on the new programme from the effective month of transfer, taking into consideration any exemptions from the previous programme. The new Course Fees will be paid according to the new payment schedule. No refund will be made for discontinuation of studies in the former programme before the transfer.

Continuation in the new programme is also subject to:

  • The module(s) being offered in the term
  • Availability of vacancy
  • Whether outstanding term/retake fees due have been paid in full

As a result of this transfer, student may require more than three years to complete their studies. For Student’s Pass holders, any extension required is subjected solely to the approval of the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).

If the renewal application is not approved, the College will submit an appeal for the first instance. If this is not approved, students may have to discontinue their studies, and may be expected to leave Singapore at short notices. In such an event, students may approach the Student and Services Department for advice.

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TRANSFER OF SCHOOL

Students who wish to transfer to another Associate College must complete the Application for Transfer of School form, obtainable from the Student and Administration Services Department, 3 months before the commencement of the New Term. An administration fee of S$300 (exclusive of GST) will be levied.

Transferring students will have to pay the remaining Course Fees instalments of the new school. No refund will be made for discontinuation of studies in RCHE before the transfer.

As a result of this transfer, the student may require more than three years to complete their studies. If the student is on Student’s Pass, any extension required is subjected solely to the approval of the Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA).

Continuation in the new programme is also subject to:

  • The module(s) being offered in the term
  • Availability of vacancy
  • Whether outstanding term/retake fees due have been paid in full

The transfer is subject to the approval of the Programme Leaders from both Associate Colleges.

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WITHDRAWAL FROM PROGRAMME

Please consult your Programme Leader regarding your intention to withdraw from the programme. If the decision is still to withdraw, the student will complete the Intention to Withdraw from Programme form, obtainable from the Student and Administration Services Department, and an exit interview will be conducted by the Student and Administration Services Manager.

The College will consider each application on a case-by-case basis. An administration fee of S$200 (exclusive of GST) will be payable. Due date is as per “Course Fee Payment Schedule”. Refund of miscellaneous fees may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Upon approval of the withdrawal, student must return the following items to the Student and Administration Services Department:

  • Student ID card
  • Any borrowed materials from the College
  • Locker key

The College will issue a Letter of Withdrawal within 14 working days, and international students have to surrender their Student’s Pass to ICA.

Any outstanding payments and Course Fees owing to the College must be settled in full. The College will not issue any transcripts and/or certificates to students who have outstanding payments with the College.

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WITHDRAWAL FROM MODULE

If student wishes to withdraw from a particular module for a term, he/she must complete the Application for Module Withdrawal form, obtainable from the Student and Administration Services Department. There is no refund of Course Fees. An administration fee of S$100 (exclusive of GST) is payable on approval of the application.

Week Remarks
1 to 2 This module will not be indicated on the transcript
3 to 6 A “W” for Withdrawn will be reflected
7 to 13 Will not be accepted

For withdrawals after Week 2, students will have to pay a retaking fee. Please refer to point 4.2.2 for the details of retaking fee.

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