The Academic Regulations regarding Academic Misconduct have recently changed. We are currently updating our content to reflect these changes.
If you have been sent an email or letter accusing you of Academic Misconduct please get in touch with the Students' Union Advice Service for help and support as soon as you can, the Advisers can help you decide what to do next. The Academic Regulations available here has all the information you should need about allegations of assessment offences, please do read up on this to help you prepare what to do next. To confirm an assessment offence is defined as a situation where ‘a student has sought to gain unfair academic advantage in the assessment process for him/herself or another student.
Penalties are complex and full details can be found in the Academic Regulations Section 10
If you need further advice you should make an appointment to see a Students’ Union Advice Service Adviser about your case.