CORNERSTONE INSTITUTES TERMS AND CONDITION
Upon acceptance of this Enrolment Agreement by Cornerstone Institutes, I shall be legally obligated to pay the fees and all Additional Charges, not withstanding subsequent absence, withdrawal or dismissal of the Student from Cornerstone Institutes. Applications for enrolment School and College can be made by emailing the application form or sending it in hard copy. Cornerstone Institutes may, at its sole discretion, accept or reject such an application and notify the participant by email accordingly.
Admission decisions are made by Cornerstone Institutes Office in accordance with published School and College admissions criteria and subject to availability. If information provided by the participant is found to be untruthful, Cornerstone Institutes Office reserves the right to reject an application or withdraw the acceptance of such application. All admission decisions are final. The payment of any sum to Cornerstone Institutes on behalf of the participant does not oblige the Cornerstone Institutes to accept an application for enrolment.
Unless otherwise indicated, Cornerstone Institutes will be taught in English. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to be proficient in written and spoken English and be able to participate in group discussions and presentations in English. The school does not accept liability for any inconvenience or failure to attend following a participant’s lack of English language knowledge.
Cornerstone Institutes believes that a positive and constructive working relationship between the School and a student’s parent(s) (or guardian) is essential to the fulfilment of the School’s mission with regard to the Cornerstone Institutes Programme. Thus, Cornerstone Institutes reserves the right to terminate enrolment if the School concludes in its sole judgement that the actions of a parent (or guardian) make such a positive and constructive relationship impossible or otherwise seriously interfere with the School’s accomplishment of its educational purpose.All parents are politely requested to note that attendance Cornerstone Institutes does not in any way have any effect on any family member who has been registered to sit the entrance examination for entry to Cornerstone Institutes as a pupil. Cornerstone Institutes has the right to suspend or terminate the enrolment of a student at any time. Such a suspension or termination may result where: (i) a student fails to abide by the rules and regulations of Cornerstone Institutes Programme; (ii) Cornerstone Institutes determines that a student’s conduct or performance demonstrates an unwillingness or inability to be productive within Cornerstone Institutes Programme community; or (iii) Cornerstone Institutes determines that the continued attendance of a student in Cornerstone Institutes Programme is not in the best interest of the student or Cornerstone Institutes.
The participant is liable to the School for the Tuition Fees. Full payment of Tuition Fees allows applicants to participate in the School and College programme. Cornerstone Institutes accepts payment from participants by MasterCard, Visa, Visa Delta, Visa Electron, Visa Purchasing, JCB, Solo, Switch and via bank transfer. Payments can be made online or through a credit/debit card terminal. Individuals paying via bank transfer must notify Cornerstone Institutes of the payment and need to return a signed declaration form. Cornerstone Institutes accepts payment from companies and organisations following an invoice from the school, via bank transfer or a cheque made payable to Cornerstone Institutes.
All payments of Fees must be made in rupees. They are inclusive of GST and other taxes where applicable. Any currency conversion costs or other charges incurred in connection with the payment of Tuition Fees are to be paid in addition to the Tuition Fees. No deduction from the Tuition Fees for such costs or charges may be made.
Cornerstone Institutes Fees are payable in advance and are billed in one installment. I agree to pay any and all costs, including lawyer’s/attorneys’ fees, incurred by Cornerstone Institutes as a result of the non-payment of fee or any Additional Charges incidental to the Student’s enrolment at Cornerstone Institutes Programme.
Cancellations, postponement and non-attendance
Modules within the Summer School programme have minimum required attendance levels and Cornerstone Institutes reserves the right to cancel or postpone the course if too few enrolments are received or due to circumstances beyond the school’s control. The participant will be solely responsible for determining whether the School/College programme is sufficient and suitable for their needs. The School does not provide any guarantee in respect of the standard of a participant’s abilities on completion of the School/College programme. The participant will provide the school with all information reasonably requested by the School in connection with the School /College The school reserves the right to remove the participant from the course or exclude a participant from Cornerstone Institutes premises if the behaviour or demeanour of the participant is considered unacceptable. The participant agrees to comply with all applicable policies and regulations of the School.
Cornerstone Institutes shall not be liable for any failure or delay in the performance, in whole or part, of any or our obligations arising from or attributable to acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes (whether involving our workforce or the workforce of any other party), acts of God, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule regulation or direction, accident, breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, flood, storm, pandemics, epidemics or other outbreaks of disease or infection, failure in the public supply of electricity, heating, lighting, air conditioning or telecommunications equipment.
Limitation of Liability
Subject to clause 3 below, the liability of Cornerstone Institutes to the participant with respect to the provision of the School/College Programme, the cancellation, postponement, or amendment of a course, any negligence, any breach of these terms and conditions, or arising in any other way out of the subject-matter of these terms and conditions, will not extend to (i) any indirect losses or damages, or to any loss of profits, loss of contracts or opportunity, whether direct or indirect, even if Cornerstone Institutes had been advised of the possibility of those losses or if they were within the school’s contemplation; or (ii) any costs or expenses incurred by any person or organisation in connection with travel, accommodation, reservations or other arrangements.
In any event, subject to clause 3 below, the liability of Cornerstone Institutes to the participant with respect to the provision of the School/College Programme, the cancellation, postponement, or amendment of the programme, any negligence, any breach of these terms and conditions, or arising in any other way out of the subject-matter of these terms and conditions is limited to the amount of Tuition Fees received from or on behalf of the participant in respect of the Cornerstone Institutes Programme.
Nothing in these terms and conditions will operate to limit or exclude the liability of Cornerstone Institutes for death or personal injury arising from the school’s negligence, fraud or any other liability that, by law, cannot be limited or excluded.
Cornerstone Institutes accepts no liability for loss or damage to the participant’s property and shall not provide any insurance cover whatsoever to the participant.
The warranties and undertakings given by Cornerstone Institutes in these terms and conditions are, to the extent permitted by law, given in lieu of all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms, including any relating to satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular or any purpose, or the ability to achieve any particular result.
Without regard to any other provision of these terms and conditions, nothing in these terms and conditions will operate to limit or exclude the liability of Cornerstone Institutes for death or personal injury arising from Cornerstone Institutes negligence, fraud or any other liability that, by law, cannot be limited or excluded.
The liability of Cornerstone Institutes to the Applicant with respect to the provision of the residential accommodation, any negligence, any breach of these terms and conditions, or arising in any other way out of the subject-matter of these terms and conditions, will not extend to (i) any indirect losses or damages, or to any loss of profits, loss of contracts or opportunity, whether direct or indirect, even if Cornerstone Institutes had been advised of the possibility of those losses or if they were within Cornerstone Institutes contemplation; or (ii) any costs incurred by Applicants or any other person in connection with the school’s act of withdrawing acceptance of an application for residential accommodation pursuant to these terms and conditions, including but not limited to cancellation or alteration of travel arrangements, Cornerstone Institutes Summer School programme tuition fees and other costs; or (iii) any loss or damage to any goods or property of the Applicant.
The warranties and undertakings given by the school in these terms and conditions are, to the extent permitted by law, given in lieu of all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms.
No failure or delay by Cornerstone Institutes in exercising any right or remedy under this Agreement or by law will be a waiver of that right or remedy or prevent Cornerstone Institutes from exercising that right or remedy in the future.
Cornerstone Institutes will only use the personal information the Applicant provides to deliver the course, residential accommodation and related services. We will not pass your personal information to third parties.
Consent and Agreement
Unless written notice signed by me to the contrary is received in advance by the Headmaster, the Student has my permission to take part in any and all school activities on or off the campus and to ride in vehicles operated by Cornerstone Institutes employees, or by parents, or in buses chartered by Cornerstone Institutes. I grant the School/College the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs of the Student, or photographs in which the Student might be included, for editorial, administrative, trade, advertising and related purposes, and in any manner and medium. I hereby release the School and its representatives from all claims and liabilities relating to said photographs. This Enrolment Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Cornerstone Institutes and me and may not be amended or modified in any way; provided, however, that upon written notification by me to the Headmaster and signed by both.