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Plagiarism, Citation and Referencing Styles: Plagiarism Declaration Form (Wits)

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Example of a Plagiarism Declaration Form for Wits Students

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

School of  ……………………………..

SENATE PLAGIARISM POLICY

Declaration by Students

 

I ___________________________ (Student number: _________________) am a student registered for ______________________ in the year __________.  I hereby declare the following:

  • I am aware that plagiarism (the use of someone else’s work without their permission and/or without acknowledging the original source) is wrong.
  • I confirm that ALL the work submitted for assessment for the above course is my own unaided work except where I have explicitly indicated otherwise.
  • I have followed the required conventions in referencing the thoughts and ideas of others.
  • I understand that the University of the Witwatersrand may take disciplinary action against me if there is a belief that this in not my own unaided work or that I have failed to acknowledge the source of the ideas or words in my writing.

 

Signature: _________________________  Date: ________________________