Viva College Fee Schedule 2013

APPLICATION / INITIAL ASSESSMENT FEE:    R 1200.00 (if applicable)

 

This is a non-refundable fee paid by all applicants. A portion of this may be refunded by Medical Aid.

 

ACCEPTANCE FEE/REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT: R 6 500.00

 

THIS IS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE UPON ACCEPTANCE BUT REFUNDABLE WHEN THE STUDENT COMPLETES HIS/HER STAY AT THE COLLEGE, LESS ANY AMOUNTS WHICH MAY BE OWING IN RESPECT OF FEES, DISBURSEMENTS, DAMAGES AND OTHERWISE:

 

FEES: 2014

 

Daily Program/Tutorship Fee per month:                                 R 8000.00 *

 

This excludes BIDC enrollment, subject, carry overs and Exam fees

This excludes extramural/outpatient therapies

This excludes transport costs

This includes student therapy in-house and excludes family therapy costs which will be charged over and above the basic fees.

 

Residential Fees per month / Hostel Room                             R 5000.00

 

Pocket Money                                                                                  R  500.00



(The residential fee includes accommodation, groceries and cleaning, share water & lights, aftercare facilitators, in-house meals / basic refreshments and laundry)

Please note that the fees for the year 2014/2015 may increase at any time. December fees will be charged in full with no exceptions unless one month end written calendar notice has been submitted by October 31st of  that year.You will be advised three months in advance.
 

A 5% discount will be given if 6 months fees are paid in advance; a 10% discount will be offered for a 12 months advance payment. There will be no refunds on monthly fees paid under any circumstances. Should the student leave Viva prior to 6 /12 months fees being paid upfront the advance fees will be paid back on a monthly basis after one month written notice has been proffered.

 

METHOD OF PAYMENT:

 

*In order to facilitate payments, it is possible and preferable for all payments to be made directly in advance monthly into the Viva Youth College bank account:

 

First National bank, Wierda Valley, Sandton Outlet

Branch code:        260-950

Account No:          62036610625

 

All refundable deposit payments are to be made out c/o The Viva Youth College Trust, First National Bank, Wierda Valley, Sandton Outlet, Branch Code: 260-950, Account No. 62043819476 .Please email a copy of the deposit slip/EFT for the attention of the Accounts Department c/o paola@vivacollege.co.za on a monthly basis so as to allow us to update our accounts records.

 

DAILY PROGRAM


FEES AND OTHER CHARGES:

PAYMENT OF FEES AND WITHDRAWAL OF STUDENTS:******

 

All deposits / fees itemized on the schedule, together with any extras and/or outstanding payments from the previous month are payable strictly in advance at the beginning of each month.

 

One full calendar month’s notice in writing is required for the withdrawal of a Student. Should a full calendar month’s notice not be given, the Acceptance Deposit will be forfeited.

 

It is advisable that students be enrolled for a minimum of 12 months to 2 years for the Viva College Upliftment Program to be optimally effective in the longterm. Should a student be discharged by the Viva Multi-Disciplinary team the deposit or remains thereof (dependant on value of damages) will be paid at the end of the next month. There will be no refunds for the payments made for the current month.

 
 

The VIVA Program offers three phases:


 

Phase I – Upliftment/Normalisation

 

Phase II – Private Tutorship/ Life Skills Specialisation

 

Phase III – Pre-Employment / Mentor Assistance to set up a business or gain employment. Phases II and III are optional though highly recommended to assist to ease the student back into society in a structured manner. Please note that the full co-operation of parents/guardians is required by the Viva Team in order to ensure the efficacy of the Viva Program. Viva College is the only facility in South Africa that caters for teenagers under 18.



INSURANCE:

 

Personal Accident/Personal Effects Insurance:

 

If possible, this should be organized by Parents / Guardians, as this aims to provide cover during Students’ term at VIVA Youth College as well as for College Environmental Activities.

 

VIVA Probation Period for a Student may up to 3 months trial period.

 

Should a student not fit in with the Viva Structure during and/or over 3 months or should Parents/Guardians not demonstrate any form of support to assist in this regard the student may be discharged.

 

VIVA COLLEGE CLOSES FOR ONE MONTH A YEAR FROM MID DECEMBER TO MID JANUARY. PARENTS/GUARDIANS TO ORGANISE A SAFE AND STRUCTURED MONTH FOR THEIR CHILDREN WITH VIVA ASSISTANCE OFFERED.