Course Transfer & Withdrawal

Policy Statements

Transfer Policy

A student who requests for an internal course transfer within Furen International School (FIS) must have his/her existing contract terminated. A new Student Contract will be signed based on the procedures for executing Student Contracts.

A student who transfers from his/her current course to another course within FIS shall be deemed to have withdrawn from the Course and the Refund Policy shall apply unless otherwise as agreed between FIS and the Student.

The Student must also fulfill all the admission criteria of the new course and will be subjected to FIS’s student selection and admission procedures.

For Student’s Pass holder, course transfer is subject to Immigration and & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) approval of a new Student’s Pass

In the event that an application pertaining to transfer is rejected by ICA, the Student’s Pass is to be cancelled within 7 days.


Withdrawal Policy

A student who decides to withdraw from Course of study must follow the Withdrawal Procedure (see OM-C4.4.1Student Course Withdrawal Procedure)

A student who enrolls with another School shall be deemed to have withdrawn from FIS and the refund policy and procedures shall apply.

In the event that FIS receives a request from either ICA or another PEI for the attendance record of the student before the student has put in a withdrawal application, FIS will also treat this as a withdrawal case. Student will have to go through FIS’s withdrawal procedures, once such request has been raised.

Should a student refused to submit the F49 Withdrawal Form and F34 Request to Cancel Student Pass Form, the Student Mentor will notify both the student and parent that if the forms are not received within 5 working days, the School will file it as non-compliance and automatically proceed with cancellation of student pass.


Deferment/Extension Policy

FIS does not allow any deferment. Any related cases would be treated as withdrawal instead.

FIS does not have extension procedures as any extension of course would be treated as transfer/ signing of a new Student Contract.


Conditions for Granting of Transfer and Withdrawal

All outstanding fees must be settled prior to request for withdrawal and/or transfer

Student to fill in Transfer / Withdrawal Request Form, including submission of any supporting documents and adhering to the process as stated in the Course Transfer and Withdrawal Procedures.


Conditions for Refund

FIS’s Refund Policy shall apply for all qualified refunds. Students are to refer to FIS’s Refund Policy and the Standard Student Contract for further details.


Timeframe for Assessing and Processing Transfer/Withdrawal Cases

The entire transfer / withdrawal process, from point of application to the final outcome, should not be more than 4 weeks. If the final outcome is not in favor of the applicant, respective Staff are to handle each situation according to FIS’s dispute resolution policy and procedure.

Details on the procedures for transferring and withdrawal of course are available in the online version of our Student Handbook which can be found here.