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Malpractice is defined under the University‚Äôs regulations as any attempt by a student to gain an unfair advantage in assessment.  The University regards any form of academic malpractice as a serious matter. Where the incident has implications for fitness to practise an academic malpractice incident may lead to the Adjudication or Progress Review Procedure being initiated. 

Further information on referencing procedures can be found within your Course or Programme Handbook, via your Blackboard site or through Skills@Cumbria. There are online tutorials available through this link to enable you to correctly apply referencing conventions and avoid plagiarism. Further advice can also be sought from your Personal Tutor or the Library and Academic Advisors.