14.1. STUDENT CONDUCT
University Council’s policies and guidelines govern the conduct required from graduate students. Graduate student academic and non-academic misconduct will be dealt with according to the respective University Council procedures. There is an onus on every graduate student to inform themselves on what does or does not constitute misconduct by familiarizing themselves with University Council’s:
University Council’s guidelines include conduct expectations of graduate students, in their coursework including assignments and examinations, in their research and scholarly activities for theses and dissertations, and in their interactions with others in laboratory, internship or practicum settings.
Academic Units are responsible for ensuring that cases of misconduct are handled according to the Student Academic Misconduct Process.
14.2. CONFLICT OF INTEREST
All possibilities of conflict of interest in academic decisions shall be scrupulously avoided. It is the responsibility of faculty members and students to declare conflicts of interest when they know them to arise. It is the responsibility of the Graduate Chair, the CGPS Dean, or any other person responsible for graduate program administration to ensure that conflicts of interest are avoided in academic decisions.
Conflict of interest may arise in the following situations, among others: teaching or supervising family members or close relatives, teaching or supervising persons with whom one has a close personal relationship or is involved in dispute, teaching or supervising persons from whom one is receiving gifts, teaching or supervising persons with whom one has close research relationships or shared financial interests, etc. For more information regarding conflicts of interest, please refer to the University of Saskatchewan's Conflict of Interest Policy and the Guidelines for Academic Conduct.
14.3. POLICIES OF PARTICULAR ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINES
All graduate students, their supervisors, and advisors shall know and respect the policies and standards of their particular academic discipline, professional body, and associated granting council.
14.4 GRADUATE FACULTY PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
All graduate faculty shall be subject to the policies stipulated in the U of S Policy on Academic Affairs and Research and Scholarly Activities. This includes, but is not limited to all aspects of graduate faculty conduct with respect to their role and responsibilities in graduate student education and academic research.