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Dishonest conduct in relation to exams and other assessment items

Academic fraud with regard to exams includes:

  • Copying from another student or allowing a student to copy from you
  • Copying from notes smuggled into the exam room
  • Representing another student in an exam
  • Allowing yourself to be represented by another student in an exam
  • Making contact with another person, contrary to instructions during an exam
  • Bringing material or devices into an exam other than specified for that exam
  • Making use of computer software or other material during an exam other than specified for that exam
  • Paying someone to produce an essay or assignment
  • Illegal pre-examination access to exam papers or questions
  • Illegal post-exam alteration of marks or grades.

Course Outlines provide information on assessment items and should be referred to.

Writing and Plagiarism  
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