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2.7 Plagiarism and academic misconduct


Like all universities, the University of Cambridge and its Colleges take very seriously indeed the matter of plagiarism, especially when the work in question is submitted for assessment as part of an examination. It is important that all students make themselves aware of the University’s guidelines on plagiarism and academic misconduct.

These pages include a good deal beyond the University’s formal policy and a description of the discipline are procedures in dealing with academic misconduct. There is also a constructive advice about good academic practice, how to avoid problems, answers to frequently asked questions on the subject, helpful links, and Faculty resources. These can reassure you on how to go about about referencing and citations as well as helping you to abide by the University's requirements.