Contract cheating

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Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra

Dear University for the Creative Arts,

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 (2012/2013-2016/2017) under the Academic Misconduct, 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 classified as the contract cheating? (for ex: assignment or dissertation were written by somebody else)

3. When there were cases that the staff involved in the contract cheating, please describe.

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

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

FOI, University for the Creative Arts

Dear Mr Ulft Nur Zuhra

Thank you for your enquiry under Freedom of Information which is receiving our attention.

Kind regards
FOI

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FOI, University for the Creative Arts

Dear Mr Nur Zuhra
Thank you for your enquiry under Freedom of Information. Here below is the response from University for the Creative Arts:

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 (2012/2013-2016/2017) under the Academic Misconduct, the reasons for such action being taken, and the results of any appeal.
Response:
No students were fined or expelled from the University in the period in question (2013-2017) as the result of upheld allegations under the UCA Academic Misconduct Regulations.

2. In those academic years (2013 to 2017), How many of those are the case where classified as the contract cheating? (for ex: assignment or dissertation were written by somebody else)
Response:
None (see above response).

3. When there were cases that the staff involved in the contract cheating, please describe.
Response:
Not applicable

Kind regards
Clare O'Driscoll

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