Ghostwriter in the university

Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to University of Portsmouth

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Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra

Dear University of Portsmouth,

This request is under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

1. Please inform me of the number of disciplinary actions taken against students resulting in a fine and/or expulsion in the last five academic years, the reasons for such action being taken, and the results of any appeal.

2. In those academic years (2013 to 2017), How many of those are the case where a ghostwriter involve? (for ex: assignment or dissertation were written by somebody else)

3. How to find out that ghostwriter involvement since many ghostwriter organisations offer the plagiarism checking?

4. Is there any case where your staff involved in that unfair practice, being a ghostwriter for the student? Please give the details about those cases.

I would request this data in either Excel or CSV format or searchable PDF.

If you feel the information that I have requested cannot be compiled within a reasonable time frame, I would appreciate if you at least can answer my first question.

If you need any clarification then please contact me via email. Under your section 16 duty to provide advice and assistance, I would expect you contact me if you find this request unmanageable in any way.

Yours faithfully,

Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra

Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra

Dear University of Portsmouth,

On 4 March, I sent a request under the Freedom of Information and I haven't got any answer until now. May I know why? Because by law, under all circumstances, the authority should have responded no longer than 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra

Nicola Young, University of Portsmouth

Dear Wan Ufla Nur Zuhra, 
I refer to your email of 7 May 2018 in which you stated that you sent a
Freedom of Information request on 4 March 2018. I am sorry but we do not
appear to have received your request. There is no record of a request made
through the What Do They Know website either that I can find. 
Please would you forward me a copy of your original request? I would be
happy to answer the request as soon as possible. Should you have any
queries before then, however, please feel free to contact me again either
by replying to this email or by telephoning me directly on 02392 843103.
Yours sincerely
Nicola
Nicola Young 
Assistant Complaints and Information Disclosure Officer
University of Portsmouth

T: 02392843103
E: [1][email address]
W: [2]www.port.ac.uk 

University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue,
Portsmouth, PO1 2UP.

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra

Dear Nicola Young,
Here I copy the request:

Dear University of Portsmouth,

This request is under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

2. In academic years (2012 to 2017), How many contract cheating cases that the university found? (for ex: assignment or dissertation were written by somebody else)

3. What technique did the university use to prevent and detect the contract cheating practices?
4. Is there any case where your staff involved in that unfair practice, being a ghostwriter for the student? Please give the details about those cases.

I would request this data in either Excel or CSV format or searchable PDF.

If you feel the information that I have requested cannot be compiled within a reasonable time frame, I would appreciate if you at least can answer my first question.

If you need any clarification then please contact me via email. Under your section 16 duty to provide advice and assistance, I would expect you contact me if you find this request unmanageable in any way.

Yours sincerely,

Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra

Nicola Young, University of Portsmouth

Dear Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra,
I refer to your email of 11 May 2018 in which you submitted a request
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  Your request relates to
information concerning contract cheating by students. 
As you may be aware, the University has 20 working days in which to
respond to your request, however, as you have told me that you originally
tried to make your request in March, I will attempt to respond as soon as
possible. Therefore, I will respond more fully by the final deadline of 11
June 2018, although if it is possible to reply before then I will do so. 
Should you have any queries before then, however, please feel free to
contact me again either by replying to this email or by telephoning me
directly on 02392 843103.
Yours sincerely
Nicola
Nicola Young 
Assistant Complaints and Information Disclosure Officer
University of Portsmouth

T: 02392843103
E: [1][email address]
W: [2]www.port.ac.uk 

University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue,
Portsmouth, PO1 2UP.

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Nicola Young, University of Portsmouth

2 Atodiad

Dear Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra, 
Please find attached a response to your Freedom of Information Request. 
I trust the information in the attached letter is helpful to you but if
you have any further queries, please feel free to contact me either by
replying to this email or by telephoning me directly on 02392 843103.
Yours sincerely
Nicola
Nicola Young 
Assistant Complaints and Information Disclosure Officer
University of Portsmouth

T: 02392843103
E: [1][email address]
W: [2]www.port.ac.uk 

University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue,
Portsmouth, PO1 2UP.

On Mon, 14 May 2018 at 12:10, Nicola Young <[3][email address]>
wrote:

Dear Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra,
I refer to your email of 11 May 2018 in which you submitted a request
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  Your request relates to
information concerning contract cheating by students. 
As you may be aware, the University has 20 working days in which to
respond to your request, however, as you have told me that you
originally tried to make your request in March, I will attempt to
respond as soon as possible. Therefore, I will respond more fully by the
final deadline of 11 June 2018, although if it is possible to reply
before then I will do so.  Should you have any queries before then,
however, please feel free to contact me again either by replying to this
email or by telephoning me directly on 02392 843103.
Yours sincerely
Nicola
Nicola Young 
Assistant Complaints and Information Disclosure Officer
University of Portsmouth

T: 02392843103
E: [4][email address]
W: [5]www.port.ac.uk 

University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue,
Portsmouth, PO1 2UP.

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