Ghostwriter in the university

Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Aberystwyth University

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Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra

Dear Aberystwyth University,
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?

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

Info Compliance [infstaff], Aberystwyth University

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Dear Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra,

 

I am writing in response to your recent request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘the Act’).  Please find below the
information requested.

 

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.

The University does not fine students as part of its disciplinary process:
[1]https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/aqro/handbook/...

 

Exclusion is a potential penalty for both disciplinary cases and cases of
unacceptable academic progress (including plagiarism):
[2]https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/aqro/handbook/...

 

Two students were excluded during the period in question, for
assault/threatening or abusive behaviour

2014-15: 1

2016-17: 1

 

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)

Nil

 

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

N/A

 

4.         Is there any case where your staff involved in that unfair
practice, being a ghostwriter for the student?

N/A

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Julie Archer

 

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Julie Archer Julie Archer

Rheolwr Cofnodion Records Manager
   

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