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Academic Integrity

Student Guidelines for Avoiding Plagiarism

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Student Checklist to Prevent Plagiarism

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Staff Guidelines for Dealing with Student Plagiarism

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Flowchart for Staff Actions

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What is Academic Misconduct?

At Curtin academic misconduct refers to conduct by a student that is dishonest or unfair in connection with any academic work. Academic work comprises all assessment activities including (but not limited to) examinations, tests, assignments, group work, projects, and presentations. Academic work also incoporates timeframes of before, during and after an assessment activity. Examples of academic misconduct include:

With regard to the possession of unauthorised material: