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Ethical Behaviour - an ongoing dilemma

Being Ethical is one of your Graduate Attributes at USC.


Question: What is being Ethical?

Answer: Your ability to think and act with honesty, courtesy and respect, particularly when you are studying and working.


To demonstrate ethical behaviour, you will:

  • understand the meaning of ethics in all aspects of your life
  • acknowledge the source of any information you use (referencing)
  • respect other people's opinions, beliefs and cultural backgrounds
  • act with integrity at University, at work, and in your private life


Ethics can help you:

  • become a respected professional in your field of study
  • gain a deeper understanding of cultural, religious and theoretical differences
  • make decisions that do the least harm
  • function better in the workplace, university and life.


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