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Tuition fees refund policy

Please note: this refund policy relates to undergraduate, foundation and PGCE students.

1.1 Refunds are processed on a weekly basis (seven working days). Refunds are drawn in British Pound Sterling, (GBP) amounts over ten thousand pounds can take up to 10-14 working days to process.

1.2 St Mary’s University is not able to refund any shortfalls due to exchange rate fluctuations, or offer compensation for any bank or other charges incurred.

1.3 St Mary’s University refund policy is that all credit or debit card refunds are issued back to the original credit or debit card (source) used when payments were made.

1.4 Refunds for domestic and international bank transfers are made via our domestic BACS or international payment mechanism. They will be made to the bank account used (where possible) and your local bank will make any exchange necessary from GBP. St Mary’s University is not liable for any variance due to foreign exchange rate fluctuations.

1.5 Tuition Fee deposits paid by international students are non-refundable other than under certain circumstances. Further information can be found in the Overseas Refund Policy.

1.6 If your course did not start in September your liability dates may differ. Please refer to our Tuition Fee Regulations.

The University’s fee liability tables are outlined in section 8.2 of the Tuition Fee Regulations.