While acknowledging that school cannot control all actions of its students, the school educate student on copyright use, including references, approved copying, and proper electronic material and downloadable music. The school will set up copyright procedures within the school to facilitate compliance with this policy, including training and education of staff.

The purpose of copyright law is to promote creativity, innovation and the spread of knowledge. The law does this by balancing the rights of both authors (copyright holders) and users. This policy applies academic or creative work and the core legal principles of the Copyright Act of 1976.