What is Academic Misconduct/ a breach in academic integrity?
Academic Misconduct includes, but isn't limited to, acting dishonestly or unfairly, including plagiarism or collusion in relation to an assessment. In relation to an examination, academic misconduct includes cheating, plagiarism, and/or taking a prohibited document into an examination.
What happens if you receive a notice of of alleged Academic Misconduct?
Have you received a notice of alleged Academic Misconduct and are now stressed about it? Have you read the notice and feel like you don’t know where to start? Don't worry, the ANUSA Student Assistance Officers can help you. The SAO can guide you through the process, explain the relevant policies and procedures, and can help you draft a response to the allegation. They are also able to accompany you to an inquiry as a support person if required.
Whether you are receiving a notice to attend a review of the allegation, a notice to attend an inquiry or if you are interested in appealing a decision that has already been made, feel free to speak to a Student Assistance Officer for advice and assistance.
You could contact a Student Assistance Officer on 6125 2444 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you’d like assistance, it is advisable to contact us as soon as you can, as you only have a certain amount of time to respond to the allegation or the outcome.
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