Hundreds of international students’ plans to start UK university courses this autumn have been derailed after testing organisation Pearson revoked some of its online English language exam results following cheating suspicions.
Contract cheating is more rampant in Australian universities than most would have ever imagined, with one in 10 university students guilty of paying someone to write assignments or to do their online exams for them in Australia. Manu Prakaash finds out more.
Selling essays, assignments and even PhD theses is a legal and thriving business in the UK, but could soon be criminalised following a Bill supported by Turnitin and other major higher education bodies to prohibit their operation
Contract cheating may have been exacerbated by the Covid-19 crisis, but some new national initiatives aim to broaden awareness while ICAI stakeholders are coming together for an International Day of Action and registrations have soared.