Don’t cheat yourself!

A few years ago a student I knew was accused of an academic offence. She knew what the topic of an exam was going to be and she prepared for the exam by searching on the Internet for an essay on that topic. She found an essay and learnt it off by heart and then … Read more


The reason why this topic keeps cropping up in my posts is because students keep plagiarising! In my view this is one of the hardest things for students from other cultures to understand and to avoid doing. I think, unfortunately, that many overseas students do not get enough help and this is one reason why … Read more