Penalties for Academic Misconduct

There are serious penalties for academic misconduct. You may be asked to leave the University and will not be able to complete your course.

Some students have even been barred from registration in their chosen profession!

Examples of penalties for academic misconduct:


Type of MisconductExample

Minor Academic Misconduct

  • Grade of 0 for the subject
  • Work marked down in accordance with a specified percentage
Serious Academic Misconduct
  • Suspension from the University for up to three years
  • Exclusion from the University without readmission
  • Referral to the police in cases of fraud