English language centre Western University

Refund Policy

Refund of Deposits

  1. All deposits shall be held on behalf of applicants by The Western English Language Centre at Western University for a period of two (2) months after the requested program start date. If after such two (2) month period The Western English Language Centre has not received confirmation of enrollment and/or an application for a refund of the deposit from either the applicant or his/her agent, then said deposit shall be applied to cover administrative service and work completed by The Western English Language Centre to that point, and a refund of the deposit will no longer be available under any circumstances.
  2. To request a refund, the applicant or his/her agent must contact the administrative team via email (welc@uwo.ca) within two (2) months after the requested program start date. The Western English Language Centre shall charge a $500.00 CAD non-refundable administrative fee to be deducted from the deposit in order to process the refund.

Refund of Tuition

  1. If you choose to leave the program, an application for withdrawal must be submitted in writing to the Director of The Western English Language Centre by 4:00 p.m. on the Friday of the second week of classes during the term. You will receive the remainder of your monies paid (by cheque), less a $500.00 CAD administrative fee. If you submit your application for withdrawal after this time period, you will not receive a refund for that term.

Refund of Airport Reception Fee

  1. The Airport Reception fee will be refunded if the student cancels this service, in writing, at least 7 days prior to their scheduled arrival date.

Refund for Residence Deposits

  1. Please see http://www.residenceatwestern.ca/refund.cfm

General Information on Refunds

  1. Refunds are normally issued by cheques. Refunds issued by other methods are subject to a service charge.
  2. Refunds will only be issued to the applicant/students and cannot be transferred or assigned.
  3. A student may be expelled or suspended from his or her course and/or accommodations if he or she commits a scholastic offence and/or breaches Western University’s Code of Student Conduct. No refunds will be issued in the case of suspension and/or expulsion.