Transfer & Withdrawal Policies & Procedures

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Transfer/ Withdrawal Policy

Policy for transfer of studies Hyper Island can allow you as a student to transfer from one programme to another within Hyper Island under the following circumstances:

  1. 1. Seats are available in the programme you want to transfer to.
  2. 2. You fulfill the requirements needed for admission to the programme you want to transfer to.
  3. 3. Hyper Island assesses that you as a student is suited both academically and emotionally, for enrollment into another program offered by the Institute.
  4. 4. You get necessary permissions such as student visa approved by the issuing governmental entity of your student location according to the transfer request (if needed).

The procedure for transfer request is:

  • > Ask for the Transfer Form at Student Administration.
  • > Contact and inform your Programme Manager.
  • > Ask your Programme Manager to sign the form to confirm he/she knows about your intention.
  • > Fill in and sign the Transfer form and hand it in to Programme Administration.
  • > If your transfer is fully approved and accepted by you there is a transfer fee of 2.000S$ to be paid by you within 2 weeks after the signing of new contract (will be done if transfer is fully approved). You will get an invoice sent to you from Hyper Island.
  • > Hyper Island will firstly review if you fulfill the requirements to transfer (point 1-3 above) and will get back with an approval or non approval on your transfer request to you by email maximum 21 days after you handing in the Transfer form.

If your transfer request (point 1-3 above) is approved by Hyper Island the following will take place:

  • • If you have Singaporean citizenship and your transfer request is for a Hyper Island programme in Singapore your transfer request is approved. Hyper Island will terminate your current contract. A new contract will need to be signed by you and Hyper Island. When both parties have signed the new contract Hyper Island will update your information in the Student Registration System stating you are registered at the programme you applied to transfer to. You will receive all programme information needed by Student Administration at least 4 weeks in front of programme start.
  • • if you have either Singaporean or non-Singaporean citizenship and your transfer request is for a Hyper Island programme outside Singapore you might need to apply for a student visa or such in the country of the specific Hyper Island location. If you need to have a student visa or such you as a student is fully responsible to arrange for this yourself. Hyper Island will support you with the necessary formal documents needed from Hyper Island in relation to your visa application. Within a maximum of seven days Hyper Island will send you such documentation. If you get a student visa or such accepted your transfer is approved. You need to make proof of such information to Hyper Island. Please hand in original documents to Student Administration to make copies. Hyper Island will terminate your current contract. A new contract will need to be signed by you and Hyper Island. When both parties have signed the new contract Hyper Island will update your information in the Student Registration System stating you are registered at the programme you applied to transfer to. You will receive all programme information needed by Student Administration at least 4 weeks in front of programme start.
  • • if you have either Singaporean or non-Singaporean citizenship and your transfer request is for a Hyper Island programme outside Singapore and a student visa or such is not required your transfer request is approved. Hyper Island will terminate your current contract. A new contract will need to be signed by you and Hyper Island. When both parties have signed the new contract Hyper Island will update your information in the Student Registration System stating you are registered at the programme you applied to transfer to. You will receive all programme information needed by Student Administration at least 4 weeks in front of programme start.

Note:

If the programme you apply for transferring to already have started/will start soon Hyper Island allow you to enter to the programme latest the beginning of the 3rd week of that programme. If later, you will have to wait until the next start date of the programme.

Policy for withdrawal of studies

A student at Hyper Island can apply for a withdrawal from his/her studies or be withdrawn from a Programme by Hyper Island Institute of Higher Education, Singapore

Reasons

Withdrawal from studies at Hyper Island can be approved based on withdrawal “during cooling off period”, “due to non delivery” or “due to other reasons”.

The following reasons are decided upon by Hyper Island as “due to non delivery”:

  • • Hyper Island fails, for any reasons, to start the course on the commencement date.
  • • Hyper Island terminates the course before the course commencement date
  • • Hyper Island does not complete the course by the course completion date
  • • Hyper Island terminates the course before the course completion date
  • • Hyper Island does not ensure that the student meets the course entry or matriculation requirement as set by the organization within any stipulated dateline
  • • Student's Pass application is rejected by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority ICA

All other reasons for the student choosing to apply for withdrawal from a Programme are perceived by Hyper Island Institute of Higher Education, Singapore as “withdrawal due to other reasons”; for instance be based on medical conditions or financial circumstances. If a withdrawal is approved by Hyper Island the original contract will be terminated.

A student can be withdrawn from a Programme by Hyper Island due to psychological illness, drug abuse and violent acts as well as being caught breaking Singaporean law.