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Example of a Plagiarism Declaration Form for Wits Students
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
School of ……………………………..
SENATE PLAGIARISM POLICY
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: ________________________