GAU stands with the understanding that financial policy relates to the regulation, supervision, and oversight of the financial and payment systems.
Below is part of GAU’s financial policy; predicated on & in line with our passion & drive, with a simple approach to transacting:
Every student, (“trainee” by definition), agent, parent, guardian, and any concerned person with payments to GAU as per our policy and/or with our IV/admission letter for study is required and/or ought to have clarified every necessary information about our methods, policies as regards to transactions before enrolment into any of our programmes.
Method of requesting, collecting/receiving payment from trainees, parents, partners, customers, clients, investors, or any stakeholder is a sole prerogative of GAU, and anyone doing business or studying with us must abide by it, unless otherwise directed by GAU.
Payment for fees of international trainees are to be made in GAU (Dubai Office), by cash.
Payment by trainees in UAE are to be made by cash.
GAU does not receive payment by/from scholarship students by wire/bank transfer. Scholarship students are to pay by cash on arrival, unless otherwise directed by GAU.
GAU decides how a payment should be made and not under any compulsion to provide account details to payers.
Account details facilitates businesses and ease of payment, but has no bearing with the recognition, authenticity or integrity of any organization or institution. Organizations may decide to have a bank account or PayPal account or other forms of account, at its sole discretion. No organization is mandated by UAE government to have a running account before/during operation.
GAU like any other organization may decide to direct payer to pay/transfer money to/through a “corresponding account” in or outside UAE, notwithstanding its account name. The prospective payer is required to honor the invoice, as a directive from GAU, pay and receive payment receipt from GAU upon confirmation of payment.
Trainees are to keep to the terms of agreement between them and GAU (either verbal or written).
In the event of failure of prospective payer or trainee to pay after receiving up to 3 payment reminders, GAU may decide to suspend the study of such, and/or take legal action against him/her. Refund Policy.
Intending students, parents, sponsors and every applicant are advised to browse through our site for basic information and make enquiries, by calls or emails for answers, satisfactory counsel/guide before enrolling for any programme.
Completing and submission of Applications forms means that you have decided to study with us and agree with these policies.
There is no refund of application and administrative fees paid.
80% is refunded on tuition paid if the student requests to discontinue the programme within the first five days of payment (weekends inclusive).
There will be no refund of tuition after 5 days of payment.
Tuition is refundable in the event of total visa denial (2 attempts). This will follow time frame for processing. This clause is only applicable if there is no visa ban for the student or his/her nationality, and if GAU has applied for the visa (upon visa fee payment by the student). There is no refund of tuition fees on account of visa ban issues, where/if the student has started studying online or by any means advised and accepted by the student. Visa fee is different/not inclusive in school/study fees. It will be charged separately and should be paid by any student who desires to travel.
Change of programme: Should student decide to change a programme within 14 working days of study, subject to approval, the difference will be refunded less 20% within 60 working days.
Gulf American University (licensed and regulated by Creative City Free Zone, Government of Fujairah, UAE) & part of Girne American University, Cyprus is happy to enroll you into our current batch of programmes, to study in any of our Campus locations, globally.