Academic Policies

JIBC has enacted several academic policies to ensure that teaching activities maintain high standards and that students’ learning is evaluated fairly and consistently.

JIBC expects students to be familiar with the academic policies. They define student rights and responsibilities in the learning environment.

For additional information or assistance, contact the Registrar’s office or speak to the Coordinator of Counselling and Advising.

Student Academic Integrity Policy, 3207

Addresses issues of academic misconduct and is meant to protect the academic integrity of the institution and to maintain a community where competition is fair.

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Academic Progression policy, 3301

Intended to support student academic success by making clear the Justice Institute of British Columbia’s (JIBC) expectations for students’ academic progress.

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Admissions Policy, 3201

Defines the criteria that an applicant must satisfy in order to be admitted to a program of study at JIBC. They are intended to provide a fair opportunity for all students to be considered, and to select students who will be successful in the program.

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Final Grade Appeals Policy, 3303

Provides the rationale and the procedure that students can use to challenge a grade, mark or assessment. This procedure is meant to assist students in ensuring that grading and evaluation are consistent, fair and reflect a student’s true abilities.

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Evaluation of Learning Policy, 3302

Describes the methods for the evaluation of student learning.  The policy is designed to ensure fair and effective evaluation of student learning in all JIBC courses and programs.

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Grading Policy, 3304 

Sets out the practices for grading student work. It is intended to ensure that JIBC instructors maintain high standards and that these are the standards commonly used in post-secondary education.

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