Statement of Rights, Responsibiltiies, and Conduct of Members of the University
(currently under review)

  1. All members of the University must adhere to the highest standards of academic learning, integrity, fairness and honesty. All forms of cheating, plagiarism, or other academic fraud are strictly forbidden.

  2. All members of the University are entitled to be treated fairly in all academic and administrative matters. All members of the University are entitled to appeal a decision made by the University or its Colleges or to seek resolution of a grievance in accordance with University policies without disadvantage. No decision of the University in regard to academic or administrative matters may discriminate against a member of the University or an applicant for admission to the University on the grounds of age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, colour, race, ethnicity or country of origin.

  3. All members of the University have the right to be safe and to feel safe in University and College environments. Bullying or harassment in any form – spiritual, sexual, or discriminatory – is wrong and not permitted.

  4. Academic staff and examiners are to grade all assessments in a timely manner and without regard to any personal knowledge of, or relationship with, any student or group of students.

  5. Students are expected to participate actively in all classes and to have consideration for staff and other students and their learning.

  6. Students are expected to comply with reasonable and lawful directions from University and College staff.

  7. Students must not behave in a way that disrupts or interferes with any teaching or academic activity of the University.

  8. All officers of the University undertake to treat personal information given to the University or Colleges in confidence and to use it only for the purpose for which it was given. Personal information may only be accessed by people or agencies entitled to do so.

  9. Each student who has been admitted to a University award is assured that educational and financial resources are in place to ensure the award may be completed. In the highly unlikely event that the University cannot deliver a course for which a student has paid fees, these will be refunded, or a place at another higher education provided arranged by the University.