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Glossary Term: University Matter

Definition:

Any activity, event, or undertaking in which a member of the University community participates, which has a substantial connection to the University, such as:

(a) University-related activities or events, including but not limited to:

  • (i) Any activity or event on property owned or controlled by the University;
  • (ii) The leasing of space, including student residence rooms, on property owned or controlled by the University;
  • (iii) The offering of any service by the University, including educational services;
  • (iv) Student placements (including co-op and internships), practica, or clinical training;
  • (v) Varsity and intramural sports, and University musical or artistic productions;
  • (vi) University research activities, whether on or off campus;
  • (vii) Student and/or employee exchanges or homestay arrangements made or arranged in connection with the University;
  • (viii) Social events or networking, where matters regarding the University or members of the University community are a significant focus of the activity;
  • (ix) University field trips, conferences, travel-study tours, service-learning activities, varsity sport travel, and similar activities;

(b) Activities or events involving members of the University community, where the actions of those members of the University community may reasonably reflect upon or affect the University, including but not limited to:

  • (i) Any aspect of the employment or engagement of employees and contractors for roles and projects substantially connected to the University;
  • (ii) Participation on a committee or board as a representative of the University;
  • (iii) Writings, photographs, artwork, audio or video recordings, and/or electronic communications, including communications through social media, where matters regarding the University or members of the University community are a significant focus of the communication;
  • (iv) Matters related to the University of Regina Students' Union and its affiliated student groups to the extent that it affects the proper functioning of the University or the rights of a member of the University community to use and enjoy the University's learning and working environments; or
  • (v) Matters of off-campus conduct that have, or might reasonably be seen to have an adverse effect on the proper functioning of the University or the rights of a member of the University community to use and enjoy the University's learning and working environments.
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