Guidelines for students
A serious offence
Causes of plagiarism
UP policies and regulations
Correct referencing
Avoid plagiarism
Consequences of plagiarism
Plagiarism Afrikaanse weergawe
Guidelines for students   Guidelines for staff   Additional Web resources   Contact Us
UP policies and regulations
The following rules as prescribed by the University Council apply to plagiarism. It can be found in the University's yearbook, Section B: General Regulations and Information 


A student shall be guilty of misconduct and can be dealt with in terms of this code, if he or she

1.1.3       is guilty of intentional or negligent conduct which results in:     bringing the good name of the University into disrepute;       prejudicing or endangering the proper course of teaching, research and/or community service at the University;    performs an act which is an offence in terms of  South African law and such an act is prejudicial to the University or its staff, guests, contractors or students;    in University context infringes a person's copyright or any other intellectual property right;

Related links
Guidelines for staff   Additional web resources