Top FAQs about the Place Reservation Payment

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This article will be frequently updated to answer all frequently asked questions and address any updates concerning Place Reservation Payment announced on June 17, 2020. Please check your inbox for this email.

Note: This payment does not apply to scholarship recipients. 

  • What is a place reservation payment?

The place reservation payment is a payment that Admitted Students are required to make in order to reserve their seats at either the Mauritius or Rwanda campus. This place reservation payment is due to the high demand and competitiveness for spots at our institution. This place reservation payment is considered part of the student’s first tuition fee payment, the rest of which the student will be required to pay before the start of term.

  • Who is required to pay the place reservation payment?

All admitted students except for scholarship recipients are expected to make the place reservation payment.

Important: You will not be allowed to make the Place Reservation Payment if you are pending confirmation of passing the Bridging Programme and/or if you have not yet sat for a national exam.

 

  • What if I am a conditionally admitted student?

We are working to open up your tuition page on your Admitted Student Portal so that you can make the place reservation payment. However, you are still required to complete all conditions of admission in order to receive a full offer of admission and join us come January.

Important: You will not be allowed to make the Place Reservation Payment if you are pending confirmation of passing the Bridging Programme and/or if you have not yet sat for a national exam.

 

  • How much is the place reservation payment?

Students admitted to and attending the ALU Rwanda campus: $500 USD 

Students admitted to and attending the ALC Mauritius campus: $1000 USD

 

  • What is the deadline for place reservation payments?

The deadline to make this payment and reserve your seat is July 31st, 2020.

 

  • What happens to the students who miss the payment and reservation deadline?

If you do not make this payment by the above deadline, you will not be allowed to make a place reservation and may forfeit your offer of admission to the institution.

 

  • Where do I make my place reservation payment?

Place reservation payments will be made on the Tuition page of the Admitted Student Portal. All further instructions can be found on this page.

 

  • What mode of payment will students and their families use to pay for the place reservation?

There are two methods of payment on the Admitted Student Portal: 1) ALU Pay and 2) EFT Bank Transfers. We encourage students and families to pay via ALU Pay due to the very minimal bank fees and immediacy of payment compared to ETF Bank Transfer.

 

  • Will students be allowed to make full payments whether for the first term or for the whole year?

Yes. For the families that are willing to pay for the whole term or for the whole year, they can proceed to make the full payment on the portal.

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