Last Updated: Mar 10, 2017
Plagiarism is a type of misconduct that, in some cases, may also give rise to copyright infringement.
Where a student uses someone else’s ideas or words in their work (without acknowledgement, i.e. referencing) and claims they are their own, it is considered plagiarism.
If the student has used a substantial amount of someone else’s work (exceeding the limits allowed by copyright law such as using a copyrighted image in its entirety), without citation, can result in copyright infringement also taking place.
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