Student accepts an offer of a place and pays fees and then informs the College before the commencement of classes that s/he is not going to take up their place.
Refund: Full amount of fees paid
Student accepts an offer of a place and pays fees and having commenced the course, informs the College before 01 October that s/he is not proceeding with their participation.
Refund: Fees paid less €50 from Student Services payment.
- Less cost of any uniforms, kits, courses etc that have been ordered/given to the student as a requirement for the course.
- Less any examination fees that have been paid by the student for external examination bodies, if those fees have been remitted to that body.
Student, having accepted a place and commenced on course, decides to leave after 01 October.
No Refund: except for any external examination fees that have not already been paid to any external examining body.
Student, having secured a place on a self-financing course then withdraws from course after course commencement.
No refund can be given as self-financing course can only run under specified student number. If a self-financing course has commenced the student is not entitled to a refund as their place would have determined course commencement. These fees have been paid to finance this course directly.
Please Note: If you terminate your course place early, you are required to return your Student ID card in order to receive your refund. The Student ID Card is the property of the College and refunds will not be issued under any circumstances without returning your card.
*All requests for refunds must be made in writing and addressed to the Admissions Officer, CSN, Tramore Road, Cork.
*Please be aware that refunds can take up to 3 weeks to receive as they are processed through our Head Office in the City of Cork Education and Training Board.
Please be aware students are only entitled to a refund of the QQI and PLC fee if they hold a full medical card in their own name. The cut off point for the medical card refund is the last TEACHING DAY OF SEPTEMBER.