Prior to admission students are
provided with the background information of JCU Singapore, James Cook
University such as the Strategic Intent, Values and Beliefs, admission
procedures, location, and facilities. Other information such as student
support services is also provided. All of this information is in the
student handbook which is provided to prospective students.
Appropriate guidance is provided
to prospective students on the suitability of the courses available as part of
course counselling. Course and subject information are provided to
prospective students and are in the course brochure and module synopses which
are given to prospective students. Information is also provided such as
entry requirements, English language proficiency requirement (if applicable),
subject information, necessary costs including tuition fees, career prospects
and further education opportunities. This information is also in the
course brochures and module synopses. The session will end with a tour
around the campus if the student is in Singapore.
After the students have submitted
an application and an assessment has been concluded, successful students will
receive a letter of offer and student contract for their course of study.
Sometimes students might be advised that they need to take up a pathway program
before being considered for their degree program. Prior to the signing of
the student contract students will be advised of information including FPS
payment amount, student contract clauses, refund policy, transfer and
withdrawal, student support services, course admission requirements and any
exemptions if applicable, list of course modules, course duration and
assessment schedule, and criteria for academic progression. For
international students, additional information is provided including relevant
Singapore legislation particularly those relating to ICA and Ministry of
Manpower, student pass application requirements and procedures, medical
insurance, accommodation and cost of living. All of this information is
in the letter of offer, student contract and student handbook which are
provided to students. Students are also required to sign the Student
Handbook Induction Declaration Form to acknowledge receiving the handbook and
being counselled in each area covered by the handbook. Reference to the
CPE official website is provided in the handbook.
Students are also required to sign the Advisory Note. Students who are
less than 18 years of age would also need to have their parents or guardian
sign the student contract and advisory note. All fees that are required are
also detailed to the students in the student contract.