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    I have been refused visa (T4) on 5th December 2016 and as per instruction of BPP LAW SCHOOL I applied for admin review. My decision has come up negative. I approached the university to process the refund. They are simply saying as 10 weeks have passed after the course commenced, I will not be eligible for a refund. My question is, if the UKBA takes time to give a decision is it my fault? I paid £11500 for my tuition fees. Are they not ripping me off just because I am an international student?
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    What do the T's and C's say about refunds?

    Did you actually start your course? I think its the case that as soon as the course starts there are no refunds and that applies to all students. Plenty of people have a change of mind and lose or owe money this way, not just international students. Maube there was soemthing exceptional and beyond yur ontrol as to why a visa was not granted? Maybe you cna take advice from any of the student advisors at BPP? No idea if they have an SU.
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    What do the T's and C's say about refunds?

    Did you actually start your course? I think its the case that as soon as the course starts there are no refunds and that applies to all students. Plenty of people have a change of mind and lose or owe money this way, not just international students. Maube there was soemthing exceptional and beyond yur ontrol as to why a visa was not granted? Maybe you cna take advice from any of the student advisors at BPP? No idea if they have an SU.
    Yes i was temporary registered but have not attended exams as I was not granted visa. But is this not un unfair force majeure hardship clause? So students are basic basically helpless in this matter?
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    (Original post by Nadim92)
    Yes i was temporary registered but have not attended exams as I was not granted visa. But is this not un unfair force majeure hardship clause? So students are basic basically helpless in this matter?
    There student advisors and their departments does not have consistency. I have to call them a minimum of 100 times and each time I have to start from the beginning...i am thinking of filing a civil claim
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    (Original post by Nadim92)
    Yes i was temporary registered but have not attended exams as I was not granted visa. But is this not un unfair force majeure hardship clause? So students are basic basically helpless in this matter?
    You really need to be interviewed and assessed, so someone can get all the details.
    Alternatively you need to read the tems and conditions. Its impossible to give you a proper answer on here without knowing the full facts.


    If any other TSR poster wnats to have a go at interpreting their Ts and C's then the rules are here Rule 6 and 7.

    http://www.bpp.com/bpp-university/terms/june-2014


    7.7 If you are refused a Student Visa/Entry Clearance or Extension of Visa then you may request (but we are not obliged to provide) a refund of any sums received by BPP from you (less the Deposit, if applicable) provided that:

    7.7.1 You inform us of this at least 1 Working Day before your Programme start date.

    7.7.2 You send a refund request by e-mail to [email protected] within 4 weeks of the date upon which you are refused a Study Visa/Entrance Clearance, with a copy of the Embassy/High Commission/ UKVI document that confirms the refusal of your visa application or renewal.

    7.8 If the official Student Visa refusal documents indicate that you gave us or any entry clearance officer or the UKVI incorrect, misleading or fraudulent documents or information, or that you did not adequately prepare your visa application, or that you did not give us all relevant facts about your situation before we enrolled you or issued a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS), we may refuse a refund.
    Really need all the facts, but looks like they are claiming discretion on whether to refund and there are grounds for them refusing completely. They still have absolute discretion though, but wouldnt surprise me if they do everything they can to keep the money.

    My non researched view is yes they can refuse claiming its ops responsibility to get the visa. he didnt put the request fior a refund in in time i.e within 4 weeks.

    Leave it to people who are more awake............ jneill
 
 
 
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