Plagiarism is interpreted by the University as the act of presenting the work of others as one’s own work, without acknowledgement.
Plagiarism is considered as academically fraudulent, and an offence against University discipline. The University considers plagiarism to be a major offence, and subject to the disciplinary procedures of the University.
The University’s full statement on plagiarism is published in the Calendar Part I, General Regulations (H17, §75-83) (PDF) and in all course handbooks.
Procedures for Heads of School and College Officers in relation to cases of suspected plagiarism are set out in the Calendar Part I, General Regulations (H17, §80-83) (PDF).