As a student, fair dealing allows you to rework and use copyrighted materials in ways that you can't as a professional. However, you are still bound by:
Some key questions to ask yourself:
Also, trademark has slightly different rules than copyright. Fair Dealing still applies, but cannot contravene the ability of the brand to be differentiated in the marketplace or diminish its value. It is OK to use trademarked items for student work, as long as
It is against the policy of Capilano University, the ethical standards of the profession and the moral standards of our culture, to present the work of someone else as your own. When using the work of others in your own work, you must be clear where your sources come from, even if it's just "inspiration".
You must make substantial changes to the source work before you can say it is your own. Even then, you need to be explicit about the item's origins.