Submitted by srtariqu on Wed, 09/18/2013 - 9:16am
The Office of Graduate Education (OGE) is committed to seeing you through the successful completion of your graduate degree. We encourage you to review the VMS Policies and Procedures and the Graduate Calendar as they provide pertinent information on your graduate program.
New VMS Policies & Procedures [Effective June 8, 2016]
New Candidacy Policy [Effective September 10, 2015]
A new candidacy policy was approved and is applicable to all students beginning program in September 2015 and moving forward.
New Supervisory Policy [Effective July 1, 2015]
A new supervisory policy outlining the eligibility criteria for supervision and expectations for graduate student supervision is in effect. Two best practices guides for supervisors and students were developed from this policy.
The new policy requires that students and supervisors complete and sign the Student-Supervisor Checklist within the first two months of working together.
From the Associate Dean, Graduate Education
For all graduate students and supervisors:
A variety of events have led me to more fully appreciate how students view plagiarism and academic misconduct. An outstanding resource that discusses plagiarism, acceptable paraphrasing, and conflict of interest that was developed by the Office of Research Integrity (US Dep. of Health and Human Services) can be found here.
On student perceptions of plagiarism.
My GradSkills and the Student Success Centre provide graduate writing workshops.