An offence, often referred to as “unfair practice”, constitutes any act whereby you obtain, or attempt to obtain, an unpermitted advantage – whether for yourself or for someone else.
Examples include
  • Taking unpermitted items into a venue
  • Cheating, attempting to cheat, or assisting another candidate to cheat
  • Impersonating a candidate, or allowing yourself to be impersonated
  • Having any writing on any part of your body or clothing
  • Communicating or attempting to communicate with other candidates
  • Committing plagiarism, i.e. presenting another person’s work as though it were your own
  • Continuing to write after the exam has ended