What is misconduct?

Under Chapter 8 of the University of Sydney By-law 1999 (as amended) student misconduct includes:

  • conduct on the part of a student which is prejudicial to the good order and government of the University or impairs the reasonable freedom of other persons to pursue their studies or research in the University or to participate in the life of the University;
  • refusal by a student to give satisfactory particulars of the student’s identity in response to a direction to do so by a prescribed officer; and,
  • any other form of wilful disobedience to a reasonable direction of a prescribed officer.