Ghostwriter in the university

Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra made this Freedom of Information request to Nottingham Trent University

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Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra

Dear Nottingham Trent 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? Please give details about the case.

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

LSE FOI Enquiries, Nottingham Trent University

Dear Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra,

Thank you for your email dated 5 March 2018 requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The University is considering your request and will respond to you within the stipulated timescale under the legislation of 20 working days. If further clarification is required in relation to your request we will contact you shortly, otherwise you should hear further from us on or before 4 April 2018.

In the meantime, if you have any queries please contact [Nottingham Trent University request email]

Yours sincerely,

Angelina Birmpili

FOI Nottingham Trent University
[Nottingham Trent University request email]

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LSE FOI Enquiries, Nottingham Trent University

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Dear Wan Ulfa Nur Zuhra,

Please accept my apologies for not responding to your request within the timeframe.

Kind regards

Natalie Toppin

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