Academic Misconduct encompasses all behaviours, including doing as well as attempting to do, any of the acts, omissions or activities that constitute Academic Misconduct:
- involving the misrepresentation of academic achievement; or
- undermining the core values (honesty, trust, fairness and respect) of Academic Integrity; or
- breaching Academic Integrity; whether intentional or unintentional.
Academic Misconduct includes, but is not limited to the following:
- Plagiarism and Self-Plagiarism;
- using (including for Assessment or review) the work prepared by another person or software, including generative artificial intelligence, as their own without appropriate attribution;
- Collusion, such as any unauthorised collaboration in preparation or presentation of work, including knowingly allowing personal work to be copied by others;
- all forms of Cheating in examinations and other Assessment tasks;
- Contract Cheating;
- Promoting ways to breach Academic Integrity or using University resources to support others in breaching Academic Integrity;
- offering or accepting bribes (money or other favours), e.g. for Admission or for Marks/Grades; and
- fabrication or falsification of information or Student identity (TEQSA Guidance Note: Academic Integrity, Version 1.2, 28 March 2019).
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