The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Regulations

Regulations Governing Registration

Each student will be allowed to take a MAXIMUM of THREE courses offered in one or more Faculties.

Credit/Exemptions

  • Summer School students who have not been offered a place at the University have no automatic right of acceptance into any Faculty of the University (Reg. (iii) above).
  • Registered students of the University including those on approved leave of absence shall be given credit for courses successfully completed at the Summer School (Ref (1) and (ii) above). Unless they register expressly not for credit, students may not subsequently have such credit altered.
  • Non-UWI students in categories (iii) (a) and (iii) (b) above who are accepted into the University may be granted credit/exemption for courses successfully completed in the Summer School provided that five (5) years have not elapsed since the completion of the relevant course(s).
  • Non-UWI students who have not met normal or lower level Matriculation requirements, category (iii) (c), are not eligible to receive credit for courses passed at Summer School.
  • Students who have been required to withdraw from the University in keeping with University or Faculty regulations concerning the minimum number of courses to be passed by the academic year will not be granted credit for any course passed during the ensuing Summer School.
  • Failure in any course will be debited against the student's academic record in the same way as for Semester courses.

Refund Policy

Registration fees will be refunded in full ONLY where:

  • the University withdraws a course for which students have registered;
  • a student had registered for a Summer course before he/she was notified of a pass in that course at the Semester II examinations;
  • a student is required to withdraw from the University as specified in Regulation 7 above;
  • a student withdraws before Summer School commences.

Withdrawal from Courses

Students may apply to withdraw from a course or courses no later than the end of the second week of Summer School (Friday, June 09th, 2017). A penalty shall be instituted as follows:

  • 25% of fees from the second week of teaching.
  • 30% of fees will from the third week of teaching.

Students who withdraw from a course or courses after two weeks of teaching will not be refunded any portion of the tuition fees.

Cancellation of Courses

If enrolment for a particular course is insufficient, it may be cancelled. If a course is cancelled students will have an option of selecting an alternate course or taking a tuition refund.