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Student Insurance

International Student Insurance

For students studying in the UK

St Giles International has partnered with ‘course-u-can.com’ to provide insurance for students booking a course at St Giles in the UK.

For students attending junior summer courses, the following Studentguard insurance is automatically provided for you as part of the package. For further information please view the Junior Insurance Summary of Cover and Junior Insurance Product Information Document

If you are studying at a year-round adult centre or on our Family Courses, the insurance policy is optional and can be purchased when you book your course with us for £5.65 per student per week including Insurance Premium Tax. This price will apply to all bookings received from 1st September 2020 until 31st August 2021 and will be subject to change thereafter.

Details of this cover:

Insurance must be purchased before your arrival in the UK and we strongly recommend that you request insurance at the time of booking your course, so you will be covered in the event of cancellation. This will be payable as part of your course deposit. If you choose not to use the insurance offered by ourselves, you may be asked to show evidence of an alternative insurance policy.

Please view the documents below if you wish to read the full details of the policy:

Immigration Health Surcharge for the UK:

Please note that students studying in the UK for more than 6 months can pay a surcharge at the time of their visa application in order to receive healthcare in the UK. The student’s information will be shared with the NHS (National Health Service) once the student has paid the surcharge and his/her visa has been granted. In order to receive healthcare in the UK, students will need to have their biometric residence permit with them as proof. For more information, please visit the UK visa website here.

For students studying in Canada 

St Giles International has partnered with ‘GuardMe’ to provide insurance for students booking a course at St Giles in Canada.

If you are studying at a year-round adult centre, the insurance policy is optional and can be purchased when you book your course with us for CAD$18.50 per week.

Details of this cover:

Coverage

Up to $2,000,000

Web based functionality

Enrolment, claims adjudication and payments.

Claims procedure

Turnaround of 7 days

Language

Multi lingual  help is available 24/7.

Exclusions

  •          Treatment or medication to maintain a chronic, ongoing condition (such as high blood pressure)
  •          Unstable Pre-existing conditions (please refer to the policy for details)
  •          Plastic or cosmetic surgery or procedures
  •          Any expenses before coverage starts or after coverage has expired
  •          Medical services provided in your home country
  •          Extreme activities such as bungee jumping, skydiving etc.
  •          Medications available without prescriptions (over-the-counter or OTC medicines)
  •          Any treatment required due to use or misuse of alcohol or drugs.

Cancellations

No cancellation fee.

Services

Keep me safe (Mental health)

App available with detail of medical insurance

COVID coverage (https://www.guard.me/covid-19.php)

It is a requirement of booking a course with St Giles International that you have purchased adequate insurance cover to protect yourself during your stay in Canada. Our insurance can be purchased at the time of enrolment, and will be payable as part of your course deposit. If you choose not to use the insurance offered by ourselves, you may be asked to show evidence of an alternative insurance policy.

Please view the Policy Brochure below to read the full details of the policy:

Once you have purchased insurance from us, you will receive confirmation by email within two weeks, and gain access to our insurance Student Zone where you can learn more about the healthcare system in the country of destination.