Academic misconduct

There are various forms of academic misconduct; the most common one is plagiarism. Find out more about how to avoid both.

Initially, you will be invited to a meeting to discuss the allegation...

If it has been determined that you have engaged in academic misconduct, it's important that you understand the sanction and the impact, and that you seek advice and guidance to ensure that you learn from your experience to avoid any issues in the future.

Academic Conduct Panels make decisions arising from investigations into cheating or misconduct, and any consequent sanctions, and inform Subject Assessment Boards accordingly.

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