What is Plagiarism?
is the presentation of the thoughts or work of another as one’s
For the purposes of this policy, submitting an assessment item that has already been submitted for academic credit elsewhere may be considered plagiarism.
Knowingly permitting your work to be copied by another student may also be considered to be plagiarism.
Note that an assessment item produced in oral, not written, form, or involving live presentation, may similarly contain plagiarised material.
The inclusion of the thoughts or work of another with attribution appropriate to the academic discipline does not amount to plagiarism.
The Learning Centre website is main repository for resources for staff and students on plagiarism and academic honesty. These resources can be located via:
The Learning Centre also provides substantial educational written materials, workshops, and tutorials to aid students, for example, in:
Individual assistance is available on request from The Learning Centre.
are also reminded that careful time management is an important part
of study and one of the identified causes of plagiarism is poor time
management. Students should allow sufficient time for research, drafting,
and the proper referencing of sources in preparing all assessment items.