Department of Mathematics

Plagiarism and Academic Misconduct

Academic Misconduct

The information below is from the University Academic Development and Quality Enhancement pages, found here:


The University's regulations and policy on Academic Misconduct are published in Section 2.9 of the Examination and Assessment Regulations Handbook available on the following web pages:

  • Academic Misconduct includes the following:
  • Collusion
  • Plagiarism
  • Personation
  • Misconduct in unseen exams
  • Fabrication of results

It is University policy that the values of academic integrity are promoted.  These values include honesty, trust, fairness, respect and responsibility.  Academic misconduct is prevented by educating students in appropriate academic conduct. Guidance on avoiding academic misconduct can be found on the Study Success at Sussex webpages.

Practical Help and Advice

For practical help and guidance please refer to “Skills Hub”, where there is a wealth of information regarding skills to avoid academic misconduct. See: