Academic qualication is mainly awarded to students on the basis of personal achievements; as it augments the perseverance & eort of the student. It is usually manifested in the quality of assignments, researches & exams presented by the candidate.
Students who attempt to gain an unfair advantage over others are accused of committing academic misconduct. If a student is proved guilty, s/he will face a range of penalties that vary in severity according to the graveness of the committed conduct.
Forms of Academic Misconduct
Any case of cheating, plagiarism or collusion is considered academic misconduct. Students found guilty will receive a serious penalty which will range from failure of the module, to failure of the entire diploma. Academic misconduct will also be noted on a student’s record.