Code of Conduct
- Do always follow Genetic Computer School’s rules and regulations.
- Do adhere to ICA’s regulations as any breach of regulations may lead to dismissal or cancellation of student’s pass.
- Do show courtesy to your fellow course mates, lecturers, and the school’s staff.
- Do switch off and place your mobile phones in your bags during lessons and examinations.
- Do try to attend to incoming calls only after the lesson or during break times.
- Do adhere to the lesson schedule and be punctual in attendance.
- Do switch off the computers after use
- Do not work illegally as a Student’s Pass Holder.
Working without a valid work pass is an offence under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act.
It is also a breach of the Terms and Conditions of your Student’s Pass. If convicted, student may
face a fine of up to $20,000, or imprisonment of up to two years, or both. Student may be
permanently barred from working in Singapore. Student’s Pass may also be cancelled by the
Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
Student’s Pass Holder are not permitted to engage in any form of employment or attend an industrial attachment/internship programme, whether paid or unpaid, without a valid work pass issued by Ministry of Manpower.
- Do not instigate other students to cause disruption which may lead to inconveniences to all.
- Do not leave the class frequently to attend to phone calls.
- Do not use vulgarities in the school.
- Do not vandalize the school’s properties or cause damage to equipment and facilities.
- Do not litter
- Do not install or download any illegal software in the school’s computer.
Disciplinary actions may be taken on students who breach the following:
- Attendance Policy
- Cheating or attempted cheating during exams or other assessments
- Signing in or out for another student on an attendance sheet
- Causing damage to GCS’s property or vandalism
- Committing theft
- Forging medical certificates or other official documents
- Disorderly behaviour, assault, fighting, hooliganism, or possession of a dangerous weapon
- Smoking and/or Vaping
- Possession or taking of illegal drugs
- Violate any Code of Conduct/student discipline rules or policies
- Disrupting any teaching, study, assessment or other activities of the administration of GCS
- Obstructing any staff in the performance of his or her duties
- Disobeying, without reasonable cause, any instruction of the staff, including failing to leave any premise or part of a premise when directed to do so
- Withholding relevant information or furnishing false or misleading information for purposes connected with academic progression or enrolment or proposed enrolment as a student, whether such withholding or furnishing of information takes place before or after the person becomes a student of the programme
- Harassment of GCS’s staff/Lecturer/Trainer and other students
- Aggressive or hostile behaviour directed towards fellow students or staff
- Bullying (including cyber-bullying); verbal abuse and abuse transmitted electronically such as by email, SMS text messages or other electronic means
Code of Conduct for student sitting for an Examination (Academic Courses)
GCS’s code of conduct for students sitting for an examination can be found in the Student Handbook and briefed during Orientation and/or by the Lecturer/Teacher/Trainer before the examination date.
The Code of Conduct for students sitting for examination is as follows:
- Students must SWITCH OFF their mobile phones, and other portable electronic devices and leave them in their bags before entering the exam room
- Students are advised to arrive outside the exam room 15 minutes before the scheduled examination time. When the room is ready, students will be instructed to enter
- Students who arrive more than 30 minutes late will NOT BE ALLOWED into the examination room. If students turn up late at their examination room because of a major public transport service disruption, they will be given the full duration of time allocated for the paper. Students who are affected by such situations must inform the Chief Invigilator immediately when they reach their examination centre
- Students are to leave their bags at the front of the room
- Students are to move to the column/seats as directed by the Invigilator
- Students are required to bring their Student/Identity Card with them for verification, all writing instruments, approved calculators, and any other material required & permissible for that examination. They will not be allowed to borrow any material during the examination
- Only bottled water is allowed in the exam room. Food and other drinks are not allowed
- Students are allowed to visit the restrooms accompanied by another invigilator. The chief invigilator on duty will help if there is only one invigilator in the examination room
- Students must not leave the exam room for the entire duration of the examination
- Students are required to write their names and student registration numbers on (every sheet of) their answer scripts
- Students are not allowed to use correction fluid/tape and electronic dictionaries or translators during the examination
- Students must always follow the instructions of the invigilator
Students who are caught cheating during the examination will be dealt with and subjected to disciplinary actions.