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Curtin University
Office of the Academic Registrar

Communication examples to students

All communication will be sent to the Student's Curtin email address.

Level 1 Plagiarism - No Misconduct

1. Student receives an emailed notification of Plagiarism Level 1 which contains a link to a letter from Curtin Learning and Teaching (CLT) regarding educative action.

Example of letter attached in the correspondence to the student:

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Level_1_Plagiarism

example correspondence

2. Student must click on the second link to confirm they have completed the requirements. A reminder email we be sent every 30 days until the completion requirements are completed and the link is clicked.

Level 2 or 3 Plagiarism - Inquiry - Insufficient evidence to warrant investigation (Educative Action)

1. Student receives an emailed notification of the allegation which contains links to the initial allegation letter and any supporting documentation.

Level 2/3 example message

2. Student replies to curtinsdc@poloniouslive.com with their attached response and the Case Id in the subject line of the email.

3. If the Head of School determines that there is insufficient evidence to progress to an inquiry, the following email is sent to the student:

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Level 2 or 3 Plagiarism - Inquiry - Referred to Student Discipline Panel (SDP)

1. The Student receives an emailed notification of the allegation which contains links to the initial allegation letter and any supporting documentation.

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2. The Student can respond by replying to curtinsdc@poloniouslive.com with their attached response, referencing the Case Id in the subject line of the email.

3. The Student receives a notification that the matter has been referred to the Faculty SDP.

4. The Student receives notification of the SDP penalty outcome and internal right of appeal.

Example of letter attached in the correspondence to the student:

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SDP_Penalty_Notification

5. The Student can appeal to the Faculty Pro Vice Chancellor (PVC) by emailing SDAO@curtin.edu.au or sending it via post to the Office of the Academic Registrar. Reference to the student's Case Id should be included in the correspondence.

6. The Student is notified of the PVC's decision.

Level 2 or 3 Plagiarism - Referred by Student Discipline Panel (SDP) to a Board of Discipline (BoD)

Notification that the matter has been referred on will be sent from the Office of the Academic Registrar. Please email SDAO@Curtin.edu.au for further information.