Enrolment and Refund Policy

Last updated: 06/02/2024

The School of Creatology is a global, online creative school specialising in Creatology, the Subject of Creativity.

It helps Creators aged 18+ to shine as the stars they are by mastering their creativity with Creatology.

SoC offers three programs:

  1. By the Book Book, an Applied Creatology 4-hour program, 2025 only
  2. Creatopia, an Experiential Creatology 6-month qualification, and
  3. Creatology Intensives, a Theoretical Creatology 3-day qualification, 2025 only.

Each program is available online.

The By the Book Book and Creatology Intensives are offered face-to-face under special arrangement.

NB: “The School” in this document refers to the School of Creatology.

Enrolment criteria for:

By the Book Book… Applied Creatology

  • acceptance of the philosophy, values and practices of the School as described on this website,
  • agreement and adherance to the School’s community agreement,
  • creation of a social profile within our School,
  • demonstration of the willingness to participate in a creative experience of self-development either in a group, or at one’s own pace and sharing with a group at a later date, and
  • proof of age… 18+.

 

Enrolment criteria for:

Creatopia… Experiential Creatology

Creatology Intensives… Theoretical Creatology

  • acceptance of the philosophy, values and practices of the School, as described on this website,
  • demonstration of one’s preference for creativity,
  • demonstration of self-reflection skills in establishing one’s quest(ion) or project that will be undertaken,
  • demonstration of the ability to collaborate with and support others in their projects and socialise within a co-creative culture, and
  • proof of identity and age of18+.

(To enrol is SoC, applicants must have a social media profile preferably with Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, or YouTube, or if not, a profile on another platform, so we can verify identity and age. Applicants are asked to provide a link to one of these in the application form. SoC won’t like, follow, etc, share the link, or request any contact via those platforms. SoC uses two ways to contact applicants and participants… via email, or if enrolled, via direct message from Jane’s social profile within SoC to their social profile within SoC.) 

Once enrolled, 

  • agreement and adherance to the School’s Community Agreement,
  • creation of a social profile within our School, with external links to personal and professional profiles and websites with no offensive content,
  • participation in classes, Integration Sessions, Enterprise Eggs, PoP-Up Topics, and The Pew for one’s creative development, either live, or at one’s own pace, and
  • authentic and honest use of project-progress logs.

 

Enrolment Procedure

  1. After having engaged with the School on its social media platforms and newsletter,
  2. prospective participants wishing to enrol in one of the School’s three programs are required to complete an online application form,
  3. prospective participants are notified via email if their application has been accepted with an offer of a place, including the App’s download instructions, payment process, and the link to join the School online,
  4. if an application has been denied, the applicant can reapply at a future time, 
  5. if prospective participants decide to not accept the place, they don’t need to do anything further,
  6. once within the School, participants are asked to:
    • read and agree to the Community Agreement,
    • watch our Hello, Welcome and What Now video,
    • create a social profile, linking to external social platforms if they wish, and
    • introduce themselves
    • refer regularly to timetables and event posts about up-coming classes, Integration Sessions, The Pew, the Enterprise Egg, and other experiences on offer from time to time,
    • RSVP to these events, and
    • participate, collaborate, learn and grow, and have fun.

 

Fees

2024 in BETA.

By the Book Book: 4 hour applied Creatology plus Creatopia for 1 month, is AUS$200, billed upon enrolment and paid upfront within Mighty Network, the App hosting our school, upon acceptance of a place.

Creatopia: 6 month experiential Creatology, is AUS$60 per month, billed monthly within Mighty Network, the App hosting our school, upon acceptance of a place. If all classes are completed for the Creatology Award, 1 each fortnight for 24 weeks within the Australian School Terms, the total fee is $360. If all 12 classes or their project aren’t completed, members are welcome to continue in Creatopia at $20 per month for as long as they need to complete the classes and project.

Fast-tracking from Creatopia to Creatology Intensives: if a participant of Creatopia wishes to fast-track their program or award qualification, they are welcome to apply for the Creatology Intensive they wish to take. The monthly membership already paid for within Creatopia will be credited to the cost of the Creatology Intensive. Upon enrolment to the Intensive and payment, they will be a participant of the Creatology Intensive and the Intensive’s policies will then pertain.

For example, if a participant has been a member of Creatopia for 4 months and they wish to fast-track, they will receive 4 x AUS $60 = AUS $240 credit from the cost of the Creatology Intensive at AUS $720, paying the remainder of the fee for enrolment to the Intensive of AUS $480. If they wish to rejoin Creatopia after the 1 month free that’s given for the Intensive, optional ongoing Creatopia is then offered to AUS$ $20 per month.

Creatology Intensives: 3 day intensives plus Creatopia for 1 month is AUS $720, billed upon enrolment and paid upfront or on a payment plan prearranged with the School within Mighty Network, the App hosting our school, upon acceptance of a place. Optional ongoing membership within Creatopia is then offered for AUS $20 per month.

Deposits are not required.

2025

By the Book Book: 4 hour applied Creatology plus Creatopia for 1 month, is AUS$200, billed upon enrolment and paid upfront within Mighty Network, the App hosting our school, upon acceptance of a place.

Creatopia: 6 month experiential Creatology, is AUS$120 per month, billed monthly within Mighty Network, the App hosting our school, upon acceptance of a place. If all classes are completed for the Creatology Award, 1 each fortnight for 24 weeks within the Australian School Terms, the total fee is $720. If all 12 classes or their project aren’t completed, participants are welcome to continue in Creatopia at $20 per month for as long as they need to complete the classes and project.

Fast-tracking from Creatopia to Creatology Intensives: if a participant of Creatopia wishes to fast-track their program or award qualification, they are welcome to apply for the Creatology Intensive they wish to take. The monthly membership already paid for within Creatopia will be credited to the cost of the Creatology Intensive. Upon enrolment to the Intensive and payment, they will be a participant of the Creatology Intensive and the Intensive’s policies will then pertain.

For example, if a participant has been a member of Creatopia for 4 months and they wish to fast-track, they will receive 4 x AUS $60 = AUS $240 credit from the cost of the Creatology Intensive at AUS $720, paying the remainder of the fee for enrolment to the Intensive of AUS $480. If they wish to rejoin Creatopia after the 1 month free that’s given for the Intensive, optional ongoing Creatopia is then offered to AUS$ $20 per month.

Creatology Intensives: 3 day intensives plus Creatopia for 1 month is AUS $720, billed upon enrolment and paid upfront or on a payment plan prearranged with the School within Mighty Network, the App hosting our school, upon acceptance of a place. Optional ongoing membership within Creatopia is then offered for AUS $20 per month.

 

Enrolment Cancellations and Refunds

By the Book Book:

  • is fully paid upfront,
  • is accessible via recording for 1 month and therefore not refundable,
  • refunds are not available unless the student is demonstrably dissatisfied with the program and has discussed this with the School.

Creatopia:

  • is billed monthly,
  • subscriptions can be added and discontinued at any time,
  • with this, enrolments can therefore be paused or ceased any time.

Creatology Intensives:

  • are fully paid upfront, or via a payment plan arranged with the School,
  • full refunds of full fees paid can be requested in writing to the School’s email address up to 7 days before the Intensive that the participant is enrolled in begins
  • partial refunds of 50% of full fees paid can be requested in writing to the School’s email address up to 24 hours before the Intensive that the participant is enrolled in begins,
  • if a partial or full refund has been returned, the enrolment automatically ceases. The participant will not need to fulfill their payment plan if they are on one, and they will no longer have access to Creatopia unless they apply to join within Creatopia’s guidelines of month-to-month payments of $60 per month,
  • if a participant prefers to participate in Creatopia rather than the Intensive, the School can arrange for the enrolment fee to be redistributed from the Intensive to Creatopia, or partial or fully refunded as the case may be, with the student enrolling in Creatopia in a separate transaction.

A participant’s enrolment may be cancelled due to:

  • the non-payment of fees, or
  • as a result of non-compliance of the School’s Community Agreement (warnings of enrolment cancellation may or may not be given).

 

Application forms

All application forms are completed online only (paper versions are not permitted nor kept) and are stored securely under a two-step authenticated cloud account.

They are accessible only to the School’s Administrator.

The information within the application forms serve to:

  • determine if a prospective participant is suitable to enroll,
  • verify age, and
  • verify the participant’s identity matches that of the social profile the participant creates within SoC.

The content of application forms are not shared with any third party.

All application forms are deleted when the participant’s enrolment ceases.

Refer also to the Privacy Policy.

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