4.5 Provision for Waiver of Regulations

Academic regulations notwithstanding, the University reserves the right in special circumstances, to modify, alter or waive any regulation in its application to individual students where, in the judgement of the appropriate University Officer or Committee, there is sufficient justification for doing so.

  1. Waivers of course prerequisites/co-requisites may be granted by the Head of an academic unit.

  2. Waivers of Departmental regulations may be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Head of an academic unit.

  3. Requests for waiver of a degree or general regulation must be submitted to the Academic Council of the School of Graduate Studies.