Academic Malpractice procedure

Sets out the definitions of academic malpractice, how cases are initially considered before disciplinary action and the location for where cases are handled.

Undergraduates, Taught postgraduates

Our expectations of you under this policy:

It is expected that students maintain good academic practice during their studies at the University. Academic malpractice is a type of misconduct which can be subject to the University’s disciplinary processes. This document sets out the procedures in place for any students suspected of being guilty of academic malpractice, including the possible penalties or outcomes. It defines the various different types of academic malpractice.

Your expectations of us under this policy:

The University will thoroughly investigate any suspected instances of academic malpractice, and if proven, there are number of different penalties that can be implemented. The University is committed to encouraging and educating students in good academic practice and, to this end, various courses and support are available to help students maintain good academic practice (e.g. avoiding plagiarism, collusion, cheating, how to properly reference sources, etc).