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I've Been Made An Offer. What Next?

Congratulations on being offered a place to study at MTU Cork

This page will tell you all you need to know about preparing to come to Munster Technological University Cork Campus. Follow the links for further information.

*Please note this is for Non-EU students who have been offered a place on a full-time taught programme. If you have been offered a PhD or Masters by Research please contact graduate.studies@cit.ie’*

Students from India: Contact our India representative Shreya for further help and guidance citindia@cit.ie

Students from Africa: Contact our Africa representative Joseph for further help and guidance citafrica@cit.ie

 

Receiving your offer

 

1. You've received an Offer!

 

I have a Full Offer

To accept your full offer you must email international@cit.ie of your intent to accept your offer and pay the required non-refundable deposit of €1000 to secure your place on your chosen programme. You have 3 weeks to pay the deposit. The date will be printed on your offer letter.

This deposit will be deducted from the overall tuition fee.

The balance of the tuition fee must be paid in full prior to registration in September

 

I have a Conditional Offer

To accept your conditional offer you must email international@cit.ie of your intent to accept your conditional offer and pay the required non- refundable deposit of €1000 to secure your place on your chosen programme.You have 3 weeks to pay the deposit. The date will be printed on your offer letter.

This deposit will be deducted from the overall tuition fee.

The balance of the tuition fee must be paid in full prior to registration in September 2020.

You must submit documents to meet your conditional offer by April 30

 

Deferrals

Deferrals can only be considered if you have paid your deposit and there is space available (case-by-case basis). You can only defer once. You will lose your deposit if you do not take up your deferred place

 

Decline

If you do not want to take up a place of study at CIT, you can reject the offer by emailing international@cit.ie

 

2. Book your Accomodation

 

Due to high demand, we highly recommend you book and organise your accommodation early before you arrive to avoid disappointment.

 

3. Arrange your Health Insurance

 

All students must provide their own health insurance cover. It is also necessary for immigration purposes.

 

4. Pay your Fees

 

What must I pay

You must pay the deposit of €1000 in order to secure your place at CIT.

The balance of your fees (after deposit) must be paid before registration in September.

You may also be required to pay a certain amount (€6000) in order to apply for your visa.

 

How can I pay

TransferMate

www.transfermateeducation.com

TransferMate is an easy to use online system to pay fees . All payments made this way can be tracked. Please ensure you use your student number in all correspondence.

 

International Bank Transfer

Please ensure you use your student number as the reference

Name on Account: Fees Account

Bank:                        Bank of Ireland

Address:                  Cork Institute of Technology

                                  Bishopstown

                                  Cork

Account No:             85009337

Sort Code:                90-35-76

BIC Code:                  BOFIIE2D

IBAN:                         IE17 BOFI 9035 7685 0093 37   

 

Receipts

It can take a number of working days for payments to be received and processed by CIT, after which you will be issued with a receipt. You will need your receipts if you require a Study Visa. You can also use your receipt from TransferMate as proof of payment.

 

Refunds

If you are refused a student visa or if you do not meet the condition(s) of your offer, your deposit and tuition fees will be refunded in full. You will need to provide proof.

If you choose to withdraw by 31 October, CIT will retain €1500 of tuition fees paid.

 

5. Organise your Visa (if applicable)

 

The balance of your tuition fees (after the deposit) must be paid before registration. You may also be required to pay €6000 in order to apply for a student visa.

 

What do I do if I am refused a Visa

If you are refused a visa you may appeal the decision within two months. However, you would need to check with the CIT International Office if it is possible to have a delayed start as this is not usually allowed.

You may be entitled to refund of your deposit and fees

You will not be allowed to defer your place if you have been refused a visa

 

Pre-Departure

6. Plan your Trip

International Orientation takes place in early September so plan to arrive a week before this. Dates will be sent out closer to the time.

 

7. Prepare your Immigration travel documents

 

All Non-EU/EEA nationals are subject to immigration control at point of entry to the Irish State. Please ensure you comply fully with Irish immigration and have all required documentation - Passport/Letter of Offer/Evidence of Tuition Fee payment.

 

8.Prepare your application documents

 

We are required to verify your original documents as part of the registration process so please make sure you have your original application documents with you.

 

9. Find out more about living in Cork!

Cork is a great city for students and an ideal place to start your travels throughout Ireland and the rest of Europe. Find out more about cost of living, Cork culture and what to expect with the weather (hint: it rains alot!)

 

After arrival

10.Attend Registration and Orientation

 

It is important you attend orientation and registration as we will be providing very imporant information to you. Dates will be sent out closer to the time.

 

11.Open a Bank Account

 

We will provide you with a letter to help you open your account once you're a registered student.

 

12.Register with local immigration

 

We will provide you with a letter and provide further information once you're a registered student.

 

13. Get Stuck In

Check out the Sports Clubs and Societies. Join the International Student Society. See what the Gym has on offer. Explore Arts and Culture at CIT and beyond. Become a tourist in Cork and Ireland. Enjoy yourself!

 

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