Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016

Offers, enrolment, contracts, and insurance

Heading: replaced, on 1 July 2019, by clause 8 of the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice Amendments 2019 (LI 2019/64).

15 Outcome 3: offer, enrolment, contract, and insurance

Signatories must—

(a)

support international students (or the parents or legal guardians of international students under 18 years) to make well-informed enrolment decisions that are appropriate to the educational outcomes sought; and

(b)

ensure that international students (or the parents or legal guardians of international students under 18 years) have the information required to understand their interests and obligations before entering into a legally binding contract with a signatory; and

(ba)

ensure that each contract of enrolment is fair and reasonable; and

(bb)

ensure that any disciplinary action is taken in accordance with the principles of natural justice; and

(bc)

ensure that international students have the appropriate insurance coverage, including insurance covering travel costs, medical care, and costs associated with repatriation, expatriation, and funeral expenses; and

(c)

ensure that proper documentation is kept and, where appropriate, provided to international students (or the parents of legal guardians of international students under 18 years).

Clause 15 heading: amended, on 1 July 2019, by clause 9(1) of the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice Amendments 2019 (LI 2019/64).

Clause 15(ba): inserted, on 1 July 2019, by clause 9(2) of the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice Amendments 2019 (LI 2019/64).

Clause 15(bb): inserted, on 1 July 2019, by clause 9(2) of the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice Amendments 2019 (LI 2019/64).

Clause 15(bc): inserted, on 1 July 2019, by clause 9(2) of the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice Amendments 2019 (LI 2019/64).