Academic offences

Academic offences

Academic Offences

An academic offence can be defined as a dishonest act undertaken with the intent of achieving an unpermitted advantage in assessed piece of work either for oneself or another.

Examples of academic offences include collusion, fabrication, cheating, impersonation and plagiarism.

In this section, you will find:

For further information about academic offences or for any queries, contact the Academic Discipline Co-ordinator, Philippa Armitage by email at or by telephone 01582 743197.


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