Students should be fully aware of what constitues academic misconduct and the consequences associarted with it.
The University's Assessment Policy states that:
1. Schools must ensure that all those involved with assessment are aware of the misconduct regulations.
2. Schools must ensure that students are aware of the nature and consequences of academic misconduct.
3. Misconduct regulations must be applied consistently in all cases so that procedures are perceived to be fair to all.
4. Schools must consult with Academic Affairs before any decisions on instances of academic misconduct are made in order to establish if any record of previous misconduct exists. Schools must inform Academic Affairs of any decisions taken and Academic Affairs will up date an academic misconduct database. (Good practice 13)