1.0 Disclaimer


The contents of this calendar set forth the intentions of the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland at the time of publication, with respect to the matters contained therein. THE MARINE INSTITUTE EXPRESSLY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DEVIATE FROM WHAT APPEARS IN THE CALENDAR WITHOUT NOTICE, including both the content and scheduling therein, in whole or in part, and including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the right to revise the content of, and to cancel, defer, reschedule or suspend, in whole or in part, the scheduling of particular periods of instruction, courses, or programs, and the academic program of the Marine Institute, and to alter, accelerate or defer fees and charges, and to do any or all of the above either in order to serve what the Marine Institute considers to be the best interests of the academic or student community or of the Marine Institute itself, or because of any circumstance or occurrence, whether occurring by or through the willful act or negligence of the Marine Institute, its agents, servants and employees, or otherwise and whether or not beyond the reasonable or other control of the Marine Institute, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, as a result of circumstances or occurrences including financial resources, natural catastrophe or disaster, the health, safety and well-being of the employees or students of the Institute, labour disagreements or disputes, slow-downs, work-stoppages, and strikes.


THE MARINE INSTITUTE DOES NOT ACCEPT, AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, ANY OR ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY to any person, persons or group, for any loss, injury, damages or adverse effect, either direct or indirect, consequential or otherwise, arising out of any one or more of such deviations. The Marine Institute hereby disclaims liability to any person who may suffer loss as a result of reliance upon any information contained in this calendar.


The rights and obligations of parties subject to the Calendar and the rules and regulations of the Marine Institute shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Any action or proceeding against the Marine Institute shall be brought in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Each and every of the subsequent provisions contained in this Calendar, and the relationship, both legal and otherwise, between the Marine Institute, and its students, is expressly subject to and governed by the above provisions.


The Marine Institute Registrar’s Office will assist students with any questions or problems which might arise concerning the interpretation of academic regulations. It is, however, the responsibility of students to see that their academic programs meet the Marine Institute’s regulations in all respects.