What is Academic Dishonesty?

Part 3.1.1 of the Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism in Coursework Policy states that academic dishonesty is “seeking to obtain or obtaining academic advantage (including in the assessment or publication of work) by dishonest or unfair means or knowingly assisting another student to do so”.

Examples of academic dishonesty include (but are not limited to):
a) Recycling – the resubmission of work that is the same, or substantially the same, as work previously submitted for assessment in the same or in a different unit of study (except in the case of legitimate resubmission with the approval of the examiner for purposes of improvement);
b) Fabrication of data;
c) The engagement of another person to complete or contribute to an assessment in place of the student, whether for payment or otherwise, or accepting such an engagement from another student;
d) Communication, whether by speaking or some other means, to another candidate during examination;
e) Bringing into an examination forbidden material such as textbooks (when not open book), notes, calculators or computers;
f) Attempting to read another student’s work during an examination;
g) Writing an examination or test paper, or consulting with another person about the examination or test, outside the confines of the examination room without permission;
h) Copying from another student during an examination; and
i) Inappropriate use of electronic devices to access information during an examination.