Cheating students allowed to graduate

“Three students who cheated in their final-year exams escaped serious punishment and were allowed to graduate last week. The three Galway/Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) students had owned up to plagiarism for an assignment that formed part of their final assessment …” (more)

[John Walshe, Independent, 13 November]

One Response to “Cheating students allowed to graduate”

  1. Jaded Hackademic Says:

    If I was a GMIT graduate I would be worried about this story.
    If the story is true, then my degree would be devalued.
    No sign of any response from the regulators yet, though this is now a national story.
    There have been other stories about this kind of thing recently.
    Maybe the government is too busy with the economy to bother about this kind of alleged dishonesty?
    JH

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