Academic integrity

The University has set expectations on the part of staff in developing and promoting academic integrity and penalising academic misconduct. This page includes information for staff members, if you are a student you should refer to Academic honesty & plagiarism.

If you identify something that may constitute a breach of academic integrity, the suspected case should be passed to the relevant course convener. Even if a student withdraws from a course, a potential breach of academic integrity in that course will still need to be investigated to its conclusion.

Determining a breach

The following are breaches of the University's Academic Misconduct Rules: Cheating; Plagiarism; Colluding with another person; Acting or helping...

Determining the severity of breach

There is no hard and fast guide as to when a particular breach of academic integrity might be considered minor, which is known as 'Poor Academic...

Examples and appropriate actions

Below are several examples of cases of academic integrity breaches and outcomes that might be found. Please note that these examples should not be...

Handling a breach

If you identify something that may constitute a breach of academic integrity, the suspected case should be passed to the relevant course convener....