UBC Calendar: See Academic Misconduct

Download complete document: Dealing with Academic Misconduct by Graduate Students

Plagiarism is intellectual theft. It occurs when an individual submits or presents the oral or written work of another person as his or her own. This applies to draft work and oral presentations as well as to final submissions. Failing to properly cite the work of another also constitutes plagiarism, even if it is accidental.

Plagiarism by graduate students will be reported to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. For complete details on the process and disciplinary procedures, download the document Dealing with Academic Misconduct by Graduate Students, or go to Dealing with Academic Misconduct in the Policies and Procedures section of this website.

Students are responsible for understanding what constitutes plagiarism, and for ensuring that they do not commit any act of plagiarism under any circumstances.

Websites to help students understand plagiarism:

UBC Learning Commons: Avoid Plagiarism

UBC Wiki: How to avoid plagiarism.

Additional UBC resources on plagiarism and academic integrity:

UBC Calendar: Academic Misconduct

UBC Learning Commons: Academic Integrity


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