What is plagiarism

Part 3.2.1 of the Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism in Coursework Policy states that “plagiarism means presenting another person’s work as one’s own work by presenting, copying or reproducing it without appropriate acknowledgement of the source.”

Plagiarism includes presenting work for assessment, publication, or otherwise, that includes:
a) Phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs or longer extracts from published or unpublished work (including from the internet) without appropriate acknowledgement of the source; or
b) The work of another person, without appropriate acknowledgment of the course and presented in a way that exceeds the boundaries of legitimate co-operation.
The presentation of work containing the elements of the above is regarded as plagiarism regardless of the author’s intentions.

Please see the Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism in Coursework Policy for more information on types of plagiarism.

Negligent plagiarism

Part 3.3.1 of the Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism in Coursework Policy states that “negligent plagiarism means innocently, recklessly or carelessly presenting another person’s work as one’s own work without appropriate acknowledgment of the source”.

Please see the Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism in Coursework Policy for more information on negligent plagiarism.

Dishonest Plagiarism

Part 3.4.1. of the Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism in Coursework Policy states that “dishonest plagiarism means knowingly presenting another person’s work as one’s own work without appropriate acknowledgement of the source”.

Please see the Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism in Coursework Policy for more information on dishonest plagiarism.