Your exams are an opportunity to demonstrate your skills, talent and hard work. It is an offence for a candidate to infringe, or attempt to infringe, the regulations governing the conduct of examinations or to engage, or attempt to engage, in conduct for the purpose of gaining for himself or herself, or for another candidate, an unfair advantage with a view to obtaining a better result than he or she would otherwise achieve.
Reports of alleged offences are considered under procedures approved by the Council in consultation with the Senate in accordance with the Ordinance on Student Discipline.
You should note that there are severe penalties for such offences. The following action is typical of the penalties imposed upon a student who is found guilty of a first offence:
The Academic Office hosts a range of policies, protocols and codes of practice endorsed by the Learning and Teaching Committee (formerly Teaching and Learning Committee), or the former Academic Policy Committee and its sub-committees, and approved by Senate, including the Plagiarism Policy and Procedures.