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I wish to enrol in English in Community course
The higher fee supports us to support others to attend, and the work of
The middle fee covers the course costs and enables course development
The low fee is minimum for us to provide the course.
How have you studied English in the past? (Please indicate all those relevant)
Using the scale below, how would you rate your ability in the following
areas of English language?
Indicate the appropriate number as follows (5 = very good; 4 = good; 3
= average; 2 = not good; 1 = I have a lot of difficulty)
How comfortable would you feel in the following situations? Indicate the
appropriate letter as follows
A = Fine, no problems;
B = OK, maybe a little anxious but I’d like to try;
C = No. I wouldn’t like it at all).
Now we would like to have an example of your written English.
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU WRITE THIS ON YOUR OWN, WITHOUT HELP FROM A FRIEND,
A TEACHER OR A DICTIONARY/ELECTRONIC TRANSLATOR.
This helps us to assess your level of English to decide if your level
is similar to that of the other incoming participants.
Please write at least 250 words and include answers to the following questions.
- Why do you want to learn English at the Findhorn College?
- What do you expect to get out of the time you spend here?
- Do you have experience of working in groups?
- Tell us a bit about your spiritual background, if any.
- Tell us a little more about your life.
You can do this on-line now or email us a letter at [email protected]
Do you have any medical conditions, special needs or other specific requirements
that could affect your time with us? Please check off the list below:
If you answered ‘yes’ to any question above, please tell us
The residential price includes accommodation and meals in the Findhorn
Meals are vegetarian.
Accommodation is in shared rooms with shared facilities. There are no
rooms with en-suite facilities.
A single room may be available, but is not guaranteed.
If you need to arrive a day early we can help you arrange accommodation.
You can also find accommodation here: http://www.findhorn.org/visit/b-and-b/
We make every effort to provide courses as described, to ensure that they
are appropriate for the participants who book, and to take good care of
participants while they are here. However, sometimes we have to cancel
a course for reasons beyond our control, or advise an individual that we
do not think the course is appropriate for them.
Please read this disclaimer before completing your application.
All information in any of our publicity is correct at the time it is published,
but is subject to change. Whilst every effort is made to provide the courses
as advertised, we do not accept liability for:
* Cancellations or changes caused by unavailability
of staff, low bookings, weather conditions, maintenance work, acts of God,
acts of Government or any other authorities, or any other situations beyond
* Participants’ medical or psychiatric conditions
that may arise before, during or after participation in one of our courses.
* Loss of or damage to personal property of our
We reserve the right to refuse a booking if we feel, after careful consideration,
that participation in a particular course would be inappropriate for an
individual. We reserve the right to refuse admission to our courses if,
on arrival, participation appears to be inappropriate. We also reserve
the right to ask any visitor to leave the College if his or her behaviour
is disruptive or interferes with the rights of others. In the final instance,
all matters arising from a dispute are subject to Scottish law and are
under the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.
We aim to acknowledge receipt of your application within 3 working days.
Confirmation that your application has been accepted will be sent as soon
as possible after this. Please do not make any travel arrangements until
you have been informed that your application has been accepted, as we cannot
refund any travel expenses to you.
For information on getting here, when to arrive and other practicalities,
see Location and travel on www.findhorn.org, or contact the College at
And if you have a moment before you submit your booking...
1. Accommodation is shared unless I choose to pay a single supplement.
Single accommodation cannot usually be guaranteed until close to the starting
date of the course and are charged at £20 per night.
2. Meals are vegetarian.
3. My £100 deposit is non-refundable. The balance of my payment
must be received four weeks before the starting date of my course. If I
cancel after this date, I will receive a refund of 50% of what I have already
paid, but none of my deposit will be returned. If I cancel within one week
of the start of the course, there is no refund.
4. If I make my payment from a non-sterling account, I will pay the exchange
costs and transfer fees myself in order for the College to receive the
full course fee.
5. I am responsible for my own travel arrangements and am aware that the
travel information page can help me, especially with local details.