The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law Terms and Conditions including:

Conditions of Participation

By participating in the Queensland in July program facilitated by the Faculty of Business, Economics & Law (“us”) you ("the Participant") are agreeing to the following terms and conditions of participation. By agreeing to this Conditions of Participation/Cancellation and Refund Policy (“the Terms and Conditions”), you are acknowledging that you have had the opportunity to consider, carefully and fully, the following provisions and that you understand, accept and agree to abide by these provisions: you also acknowledge and agree that these provisions constitute the terms and conditions of a legally binding agreement between you and us, and that it is our joint intention that we both enter into legal relations, one with the other, in these terms. Should you have any questions about these conditions, please contact us at any time. Alternatively, you may obtain your own independent advice in relation to the terms and conditions and effect of this document.

1. Participants will not be confirmed in the Queensland in July program until their application has been assessed, required paperwork received and deposit paid. Participants should not arrange airline tickets prior to receiving a program confirmation from the Faculty of Business, Economics & Law.

2. Program inclusions are a package fee and cannot be divided or broken into segments. If a participant does not attend an on-site excursion or activity, no refund will be provided.

3. The Participant agrees to behave appropriately as an ambassador for both the Participant's home institution ("home institution") and Australia, with consideration to the different cultures, laws and customs of the host country. The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Business, Economics & Law accepts no responsibility for difficulties encountered, or loss or expenses incurred, as a result of negligent or irresponsible behaviour on the part of the Participant.

4. The Queensland in July program is subject to confirmation and change by the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law. By registering for a program, the Participant agrees to the terms and conditions of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law. The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law accepts no responsibility and will not be accounted liable for any type of loss or expenses etc. incurred in the unlikely event that the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, withdraws a program from offer after the Participant has registered for the program. The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law will notify the Participant as soon as possible if this occurs and in such circumstances The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law reserves the right to retain an administrative fee and deduct this fee from any money paid by you prior to such cancellation or withdrawal. Registration for a program is not final until the program fee has been paid in full and the Participant has signed these terms and conditions.

5. Comprehensive travel and health insurance is mandatory and the Participant must show proof of insurance at the time of full payment of the program fee. The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law accepts no responsibility and will not be accounted liable for any type of loss or expenses in the event that a student fails to purchase comprehensive travel insurance or in the event that any such comprehensive travel insurance policy fails to cover (whether wholly or partially) a Participant for such loss or expenses.

6. The Participant agrees to complete all necessary documentation and make all payments in a timely manner and, whenever applicable, by the relevant deadline/s. The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law accepts no responsibility and will not be accounted liable for any loss or expenses incurred as a result of payments not being made and/or documentation not being completed in time. The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law reserves the right to cancel the Participant’s participation if relevant deadlines are not met and reserves the right to retain an administrative fee from monies paid.

7. The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law makes no guarantee of the Participant receiving academic credit at their home institution. The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law will assist the Participant as much as is reasonable to transfer credit, where applicable, but the Participant acknowledges that credit is solely at the discretion of the home institution. The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law makes no representation, gives no opinion, accepts no responsibility and will not be accounted liable for how the Queensland in July program may or may not fit into a Participant’s academic program at their home institution.

8. Changes to the program implemented by The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law including, but not limited to, structure of the program, inclusions, price, amount of credit allocated, course content, number of students, locations, fields trips and activities, assessment etc. are entirely at the discretion of The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law. The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law will, in the event of any changes, notify the Participant within a reasonable amount of time as to the nature of the change/s.

9. The Participant should notify The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law if there is any form of physical, learning, mental health or other disability or impairment that may require support services at the host institution. The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law does not guarantee support services, and also cannot guarantee that they will be able to host the Participant on the program if they are unable to provide support services that are required or potentially required by the Participant.

10. Whilst The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law provides non-case-specific information about visas and visa processes generally available to the public, any information provided by The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law must be used as a guide only and does not constitute under any circumstance advice on visa and visa processes. The Participant is required to seek their own advice in relation to his/her visa status and agree to always confirm the information provided by The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law with the relevant consulate or embassy.

11. If the Participant decides to withdraw from the program, the Participant acknowledges that the Participant may forfeit part, or all, of any fees paid. Refunds and cancellation will be conducted in line with The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law’s Refunds and Cancellation policy below.

12. The Participant is responsible for his or her own behaviour whilst abroad and is wholly responsible for their actions. Should The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law find a Participant to be below their standards in terms of behaviour or honesty, The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law may in their absolute and unfettered discretion terminate a Participant's participation in a program, either prior to - or during - the program. In this event, no refund will be available nor will it be necessary for The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law to provide any reasons to the Participant.

13. The Participant is responsible for any damages they cause to their accommodation, university or other facilities whilst on the program. The Participant will be responsible for any fee incurred to repair any damage and hereby irrevocably indemnifies and holds harmless The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law from and against any claim arising in connection with such damage. The Participant is also responsible for any additional charges, such as extra nights of accommodation, change fees, upgrades or other expenses that they incur which are not explicitly included in the program package. The Participant acknowledges and agrees that the provision of a copy of the Participant’s certificate of program completion to the Participant shall be subject to and conditional upon completion of the program evaluation and payment of any fee costs or charges levied by the University of Queensland in respect to any such damage or additional fees. The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law accepts no responsibility and will not be held liable for any damages caused by the Participant.

14. In taking part in the program, the Participant agrees to The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law‘s Privacy Management Policy, as available at http://ppl.app.uq.edu.au/content/1.60.02-privacy-management and as updated from time to time.

15. Photographs, videos, and/or testimonials provided by participants may be used the Faculty of Business, Economics & Law in promoting the Queensland in July program. Participants agree to The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law publishing program photos and testimonials on the Faculty of Business, Economics & Law’s website, social media sites and for use in other promotional materials.

16. The Participant acknowledges that these Terms and Conditions may be signed or agreed to electronically and that this electronic signature will be legally binding on the Participant.

17. Participants must be 18 years or older at time of participation in the program. Applicants who are under the age of 18, but who will be 18 at the time of the program, may apply and be accepted for participation provided that all relevant documentation is co-signed by a parent or legal guardian and all other conditions are met.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • Cancellations must be made in writing to The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law
  • The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law affirms to treat students fairly in its dealings and in the implementation of this policy
  • The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law is not liable in any way for any associated costs, such as travel arrangements, visa fees, etc. in the event of cancellation of a program
Timing of Cancellation Penalty
After receipt by the Faculty of Business, Economics & Law of deposit The AUD$300 deposit is non-refundable*
Before final payment deadline Loss of deposit plus AUD$200 non-refundable administration fee*
After final payment deadline Loss of deposit plus AUD$500 non-refundable administration fee*
Within one month of program arrival date No refund

* If there are extenuating circumstances, such as the death of a relative, incapacitation, rejection of a visa application or rejection of your application, any fees held by The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law at that time may be partly or fully refunded but always in the absolute and unfettered discretion of The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law. Any serious illness or incident that causes a student to withdraw must be documented by a registered Doctor and formal written notification sent to The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law for assessment. The assessment will be determined at the sole discretion of The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law and as such the recommendation by The Faculty of Business, Economics & Law of any refund is final.