1.1 These terms and conditions shall apply to Oxford Study Abroad Programme(funded and organized by Oxford Study Abroad Foundation), and all Programme Participants(Participants).
1.2 The headings in these terms and conditions are for ease of reference only and do not affect their interpretation or construction. All Chinese is just for better understanding of the terms and conditons. Where there is not complete equivalence between the two versions, the English version shall prevail.
2.1 At least 4 weeks prior to the Arrival Date the Paiticipants shall provide information as the Programme may reasonably require.
3.1The Participants shall pay the programme fees in cleared funds when receive the Invitation Letter.
3.2 Non payment on or before the due date (time being of the essence) shall entitle the Programme, without prejudice to any other rights that the Programme may have, to suspend or cancel the provision of the Services.
4．Programme Fees Refunds and Cancellation Policy
4.1 The Participant shall be entitled to have all monies, refunded on a pro-rata basis in respect of any Participant Places that are cancelled by the Participants in writing four weeks before the Arrival Date.
4.2 The Programme will not refund Programme Fees as the result of any Participant’s late arrival to, non-attendance of or withdrawal from, the Programme.
5.1 The Programme warrants and represents that it has used its best endeavours to ensure that each Participant attending the Programme has made all necessary insurance arrangements for their travel and stay throughout the duration of the Programme. Such insurance arrangements should include, but not be limited to, theft or damage to personal property, loss or theft of money, medical treatment cover, personal liability, personal injury, legal expenses and recovery of their respective fees for attending the Programme and/or associated travel costs as a result of their inability (for whatever reason) to attend the Programme (in whole or in part).
5.2 For the avoidance of doubt, the Programme accepts no liability for loss or damage to Participant property and shall not provide any insurance cover whatsoever to Participants, save to the extent that they may be covered under the Programme’s third party liability insurance.
6．Limitations of liability
6.1 Whilst each Participant that completes the Programme will receive an attendance certificate, the Programme does not provide any guarantee in respect of the standard of a Participant’s abilities on completion of the Programme.
6.2 The Programme will use all reasonable endeavours to assist Participants in resolving problems that they may encounter whilst in Oxford during their attendance of the Programme. This includes helping them to access private medical care where available. However the Programme excludes all and any liability in respect of any services or goods offered or provided by any third part(y)(ies) to Participants.
6.3 All Participants attending the programme confirm that have all necessary visas, permissions and consents required for their stay in the United Kingdom and attendance of the Programme.
6.4 Nothing in these terms and conditions excludes or limits the liability of the Fundation: (a) for death or personal injury caused by the Programme’s negligence; or (b) for any matter which it would be illegal for the Programme to exclude or attempt to exclude its liability.
6.5 Subject to clause 6.4:
(a) the Programme’s total liability, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty), misrepresentation, restitution or otherwise, arising under or in connection shall be limited to the Programme Fees; and(b) the Programme shall not be liable to the Participant for loss of profits; loss of business; loss of anticipated savings; loss of revenues; loss of opportunity; loss of goodwill, or loss of reputation whether, in each case, direct or indirect and whether or not the type of loss was foreseen or reasonably foreseeable. Moreover the Programme will not be liable for any indirect loss or damage suffered by the Participant.
6.6 The Participants agrees to indemnify the Programme and hold the Programme harmless from and against all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including legal fees and costs) suffered or incurred in connection with any claims, demands, actions or other proceedings made or brought by any third party (including any Participant), arising from the acts or omissions of any Participant.
7. Participant Illness and Behaviour
7.1 The Participants shall use their best endeavours to procure that all of them shall undertake to comply with such rules and regulations as may be required by the Oxford Colleges from time to time.
7.2 The Programme reserves the right to expel a Participant from the Programme, without notice, as a result of their inappropriate behaviour. Examples of inappropriate behaviour that could result in a Participant being required to leave the Programme include poor attendance, deficient academic performance, disruptive behaviour, damage to Oxford College property, failure to comply with the Programme’s rules and regulations or any other behaviour deemed by the Programme to be inappropriate. The Participants acknowledges that his right to remain in the United Kingdom may become invalid as a result of being required to leave the programme and that in such an event, the Participant may be required to return to their country of origin immediately.
7.3 If as a result of illness (whether physical or mental) or physical injury a Participant is unable to continue with or complete the programme then the Programme may require such Participant to leave the Programme and return to their country of origin at their own expense.
7.4 In the event that a Participant is required to leave the Programme under clause 8.2 or 8.3 no Programme Fees, Deposit or other monies paid to the Programme in connection with or relating to that Participant shall be refunded by the Programme.
8. No Waiver
No forbearance, failure or delay by either party in enforcing or partially enforcing any provision of these terms and conditions shall be construed as a waiver of the rights of that party hereunder. Any waiver by either party of any breach of, or any default under, any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be deemed a waiver of any subsequent breach or default and shall in no way affect the other terms and conditions.
9. Force Majeure The Programme
reserves the right to defer Arrival Date or to cancel the Programme if it is prevented from or delayed in providing the Services and/or carrying on its business due to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Programme including, without limitation, acts of God, governmental actions, war or national emergency, acts of terrorism, protests, riot, civil commotion, fire, explosion, flood, epidemic, lock-outs, strikes or other labour disputes (whether or not relating to either party's workforce), or restraints or delays affecting carriers or inability or delay in obtaining supplies of adequate or suitable staff and/or materials.
If any provision of these terms and conditions (or part of any provision) is judged by any court or other body of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the other provisions and the remainder of the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision shall remain in full force and effect.
11. Third Party Rights
Nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to confer a benefit on, or to be enforceable by, any person who is not a party to them.
12. Governing law and jurisdiction
The formation, existence, construction, performance, validity and all aspects of these terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and each party hereby submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
Oxford International Study Abroad Programme
(Funded and operated by Oxford Study Abroad Foundation)
Address: 16-17 Turl Street, Oxford Student Hub, Oxford, OX1 3DH, England, UK
Tel: +44（0）1865 521959
Oxford International Study Abroad Programme is funded and operated by Oxford study Abroad Foundation which is a non-for-profit organization registered in England and Wales. We are not affiliated with the University of Oxford in any way. All accommodation and facilities are leased for the duration of the programme from colleges of the University of Oxford.