Admission Policy

If under the age of 19, a parent or legal guardian must sign the contract. Language proficiency requirements are admission requirements.

Student need to demonstrate that prior to enrollment they have the language abilities if applicable to successfully complete the program of their choice.

    1. English Skills Upgrading: New Link College placement test is used to determine language proficiency. The placement test scores are used to place students at an appropriate level.
    2. CELPIP Test Preparation: IELTS score of 4 or School Placement test.
    3. Test Preparation for IELTS: Prospective students can provide an official IELTS test transcript or equivalent (minimum IELTS 3).  Alternatively, an official IELTS practice test is used to determine proficiency and course placement.
    4. Preparation for Secondary Provincial exams: IELTS 5; alternatively students may be currently enrolled in a regular school where English is the language of instruction (min grade 9).
    5. Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) Preparation: Students are currently enrolled a regular school where English is the language of instruction. An Official SSAT practice test maybe used to determine proficiency.
    6. Preparation for SAT Examinations: SAT score of 1200 (student may be required to complete a practice test); alternatively student may be currently enrolled in a regular school where English is the language of instruction (min grade 9).
    7. International Business Management with Co-Op: Grade 12 or equivalent; or mature student with English language proficiency with a proof of a minimum score of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent. If applicant does not have proof of english language proficiency, he/she has to pass New Link College ESL adult program.Student is required to bring his/her own laptop or tablet when program starts.
    8. Hospitality Management with Co-Op: Grade 12 or equivalent; or mature student with English language proficiency with a proof of a minimum score of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent. If applicant does not have proof of english language proficiency, he/she has to pass New Link College ESL adult program. Student is required to bring his/her own laptop or tablet when program starts.

A diagnostic test maybe used to determine the entry level of the student.

Refund Policy

  1. If the institution receives tuition from the student, or a person on behalf of the student, the institution will refund the student, or the person who paid on behalf of the student, the tuition that was paid in relation to the program in which the student is enrolled if:
    • (a) the institution receives a notice of withdrawal from the student no later than seven days after the effective contract date and before the contract start date;
    • (b) the student, or the student’s parent or legal guardian, signs the student enrolment contract seven days or less before the contract start date and the institution receives a notice of withdrawal from the student between the date the student, or the student’s parent or legal guardian, signed the student enrolment contract and the contract start date; or
    • (c) the student does not attend a work experience component and the institution does not provide all of the hours of instruction of the work experience component within 30 days of the contract end date.
  2. The institution will refund the tuition for the program and all related fees paid by the student or a person on behalf of the student enrolled in the program if the student is enrolled in the program without having met the admission requirements and did not misrepresent his or her knowledge or skills when applying for admission.
  3. If a student does not attend any of the first 30% of the hours of instruction to be provided during the contract term, the institution may retain up to 50% of the tuition paid under the student enrolment contract unless the program is provided solely through distance education.
  4. Unless the program is provided solely through distance education, if the institution receives a notice of withdrawal from a student:
    • (a) more than seven days after the effective contract date and
      1. 1. at least 30 days before the contract start date, the institution may retain up to 10% of the tuition due under the student enrolment contract, to a maximum of $1,000.
      2. 2. less than 30 days before the contract start date, the institution may retain up to 20% of the tuition due under the student enrolment contract, to a maximum of $1,300.
    • (b) after the contract start date
      1. 1. but before 11% of the hours of instruction to be provided during the contract term have been provided, the institution may retain up to 30% of the tuition due under the student enrolment contract.
      2. 2. and after 10% but before 30% of the hours of instruction to be provided during the contract term have been provided, the institution may retain up to 50% of the tuition due under the student enrolment contract.
  1. Unless the program is provided solely through distance education, if the institution provides a notice of dismissal to a student and the date the institution delivers the notice to the student is:
    • (a) before 11% of the hours of instruction to be provided during the contract term have been provided, the institution may retain up to 30% of the tuition due under the student enrolment contract.
    • (b) after 10% but before 30% of the hours of instruction to be provided during the contract term have been provided, the institution may retain up to 50% of the tuition due under the student enrolment contract.
  2. If the institution provides the program solely through distance education and the institution receives a student’s notice of withdrawal or the institution delivers a notice of dismissal to the student and:
    • (a) the student has completed and received an evaluation of his or her performance for up to 30% of the hours of instruction to be provided during the contract term, the institution may retain up to 30% of the tuition due under the student enrolment contract, or
    • (b) the student has completed and received an evaluation of his or her performance for more than 30% but less than 50% of the program, the institution may retain up to 50% of the tuition due under the student enrolment contract.
  3. The institution will refund fees charged for course materials paid for but not received if the student provides a notice of withdrawal to the institution or the institution provides a notice of dismissal to the student.
  4. Refunds required under this policy will be paid to the student, or a person who paid the tuition or fees on behalf of the student, within 30 days:
    • (a) of the date the institution receives a student’s notice of withdrawal,
    • (b) of the date the institution provides a notice of dismissal to the student,
    • (c) of the date that the registrar provides notice to the institution that the institution is not complying with section 1(c) or 2 of this policy, or
    • (d) after the first 30% of the hours of instruction if section 3 of this policy applies.
  5. If an international student delivers a copy of a refusal of a study permit to the institution, sections 1(a), 1(b), 4, 7, and 8 of this policy apply as if the copy of the refusal were a notice of withdrawal, unless:
    • (a) the international student requests an additional letter of acceptance for the same program that was the subject of the refusal of a study permit, or the program is provided solely through distance education.

New Link College Refund Policy: New Link College Refund Policy-updated Jan. 2017
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