Essex Summer School Privacy Policy
The Essex Summer School in SSDA Privacy Policy can be found here

Is there a limit to the number of courses I can take?
Participants can attend a maximum of one morning course and one afternoon course, in addition to the free mathematics course (scheduled 08.15-09.45) each session and the Introduction to R course before each session.

When do I need to pay my tuition and accommodation fees?
On receipt of the application, the Summer School office will send applicants an invoice for the amount due. Full payment must be made by 29 May 2019. Places on courses cannot be guaranteed if payment has not been received by this date.

Cancellation Policy
• Cancellations made prior to 1st June 2020: an administrative charge of £50.00 or a full refund less your £50.00 non-refundable deposit payment.
• Cancellations made between 1st June and 1st July 2020: A fifty percent charge or refund of fifty percent.
• Cancellations made after 1st July 2020: No refund will be made.
Registered participants on courses cancelled by the Summer School organizers will be entitled to claim a full refund.

When is the deadline for applications?
Because ESS must consolidate this year to facilitate the online format it is critical to apply as soon as possible in order to be counted for your course. Completed application forms must reach the Summer School office by 25 May, 2019. The availability of places on all courses cannot be guaranteed after this date. Applications received after this date may incur a £50.00 handling surcharge. On receipt of the form applicants will be sent confirmation of their course(s) and accommodation booking together with an invoice.

Can I Gain Credits for Taking a Course?
Courses are not automatically examined but provision can be made to take a Single Course Exam in most courses at a cost of £100.00. Exams can only be booked and paid for up to the first day of the course. Credit is available only for two-week, 35 hours courses. Normally 15 ETCS are awarded, however this can be reduced if your institution requires this.

If a course is fully booked can I be placed on a waiting list?
Courses operate with space limits. Registration for a particular course is on a first come/first serve basis. Registrants beyond the maximal number of participants set by the instructor will be put on a waiting list, and will be informed as soon as a place becomes available. If the waiting list grows too long, registration for that workshop will be closed.

I have already registered for the summer school but I would like to change my course selection, what should I do?
Changing courses is possible until the week before the course takes actually place. However, changing courses is possible only if space permits.

Will I automatically receive a certificate of attendance?
All participants will be supplied with a certificate of attendance, which will be mailed to them after the session completes.

When will I receive my course material?
All participants will be supplied with information on essential course material no later than the week before the session.