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that violates the ethical or legal standards of the University community
is a serious matter. In particular, any breach of academic honesty
is a most serious offence to both the University community and the
academic enterprise. Therefore, any breach of academic honesty is
important, and as such, requires any faculty member to treat a breach
of academic honesty, no matter how small the breach may appear,
as a most serious matter requiring most thorough investigation.
the Faculty of Environmental Studies it is a serious offence against
academic honesty, among other things, to cheat, to impersonate,
to plagiarize or misappropriate the work of others, to practise
improper research procedures, to be dishonest in publication, to
aid and abet academic misconduct, or to undertake any other action
that runs counter to academic honesty. In addition, some forms of
breach of academic honesty might constitute offences under the Criminal
Code of Canada. While the pressures of school may be such that a
student may feel pressured to breach academic honesty, students
must completely resist such pressures. Students who are unsure of
what may constitute a breach of academic honesty should consult
the Senate Policy on Academic Honesty, or with the Faculty of Environmental
Studies Office of Student and Academic Services.
of Academic Honesty: The rules embodied in the Senate Policy on
Academic Dishonesty apply to all BES students and are described
in Appendix One of the FES Academic Regulations. Appendix Two of
the FES Academic Regulations describes the Procedures Governing
Breach of Academic Honesty.
of the FES Academic Regulations are available at the Office of Student
and Academic Services, Room 352 Lumbers Building.