Declaration and Agreement
Lotus Educational Institute FZ-LLC (since 2002), is an official institution which has been licensed and accredited by Dubai Government (KHDA), located in Dubai Knowledge Park, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Lotus according to its own unique mission of “Holistic Approach to Education” and in order to follow the official guidelines of “conducting programmes for development of human skills and performance” and also with a highly qualified multi-national Faculty Members, provides Professional Certificate Training programmes in “Arts & Design” (Including Drawing and Painting, Interior Design and Decoration, Graphic Design and Advertising, Fine Art Photography, Calligraphy and Typography) as well as “Holisticology” (Well-being and Personal Development) through conducting more than 200 course-subjects and workshops training. Lotus training structure includes four main categories as follow:
(a) Professional Training which includes several subjects, step-by step training with priority of the subjects, duration max 6 months training (For each level) with examination and evaluation;
(b) Course Training for a single subject with duration of min 30 hrs training with examination and evaluation (For receiving Lotus Certificate) OR without examination and evaluation (For Lotus Attendance Certificate);
(c) Workshop Training as a single title and duration of 3-15 hrs training without examination and evaluation for regular workshops OR with examination and evaluation for expertise workshops and receiving Lotus Specialized Certificate; and
(d) Personal Training that provides a unique Holistic Consulting/Coaching/Training for a comprehensive wellbeing and personal development in life and career, upon each individual needs. LOTUS awards its certificates for students on completion (Submitting the acceptable portfolio, including acceptable artworks/projects/essay, beside the pass-mark of examination/evaluation session) of each course-subjects or course-programme (excluding Preparatory Subjects). LOTUS is not responsible to cover all the missed classes during the UAE public holidays. LOTUS does not guarantee for the transferring or converting any course-subjects or course-programmes which students passed and completed in LOTUS, to any local or non-local institutions including schools, colleges or/and universities. LOTUS reserves the right to choose any applicant or student upon her/his weak training report and/or unacceptable behavior in the Institute. LOTUS will not undertake any responsibility for the students’ moral, mental, social and political background and history. LOTUS has the right to announce and act the new rules and programmes, presented in its website and the printed materials. The students are required to read, follow up and abide by the updated LOTUS rules and programmes continuously. LOTUS reserves the right to take, keep and use the students’ personal photos, artworks, portfolios, researches copies or any related soft copies and the photos of the classes and campus environment for non-profit usages such as its website, advertisements and publications. The fees payments by students are not refundable or transferable under any circumstances (Such as withdrawal, absence, visa problems, and sickness, personal or social problems and so on). Only ONE time freezing of the session (with maximum duration of 30 days) will be permitted for each course. The student should officially inform the institute (by email) regarding his/her request for freezing of the session (at least 24 hours of working day before the scheduled session), and will be subject for approval from LOTUS Training Department. LOTUS reserves the right to change the Course programmes and increase the tuition fees for the courses and services without prior announcement based on academic development and demand of marketing. There are penalties of AED 525 for any returned cheque and 10% of each course-subject will be charged for any final re-examination or evaluation. Student must complete the course and submit the required acceptable artworks or projects to be eligible to receive Lotus Certificate with Government Attestation (By KHDA)Lotus Administration is arranging the certificate at the end of each semester and usually it takes 3 to 4 months before it will be issued. Each Certificate costs AED 230. Quick attestation upon student’s request takes minimum of 10 working days at the cost of AED 525 per-certificate. Student has no right to make any claim after the date of signing Lotus application form for official registration at LOTUS. All details in the LOTUS Application Form are true and correct and if there is any change to the information, student is required to inform LOTUS immediately. LOTUS will charge VAT at a standard rate of 5% in all services and fees starting 1st of January 2018.