Cheating

Definition overview

1 Definition

Where a Student attempts to gain an unauthorised academic advantage, or assists another Student to do so, in a way that is dishonest or unfair.

Examples of cheating may include but are not limited to:

  • unauthorised use of information, materials, devices, sources or practices in completing academic activities;
  • failing to comply with examination or Assessment rules or directions; and
  • impersonation of a Student or University Employee or allowing oneself to be impersonated in order to gain an unauthorised academic advantage relative to other Students.

2 References

USQ Defined.

3 Definition Information

Approved Date

30/11/2020

Effective Date

30/11/2020

Record No

20/710PL

Complying with the law and observing Policy and Procedure is a condition of working and/or studying at the University.

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