Supporting students through an academic misconduct allegation

The university takes academic misconduct very seriously. For a student, receiving an academic misconduct allegation letter can be highly stressful. Support is available.

ACU offers many support services to assist students who receive an academic misconduct allegation letter to help them understand the process and their options.

Watch a short video on responding to allegation of academic misconduct which the Student Advocacy team has created to explain students’ responsibilities, options and steps to follow in case of an academic misconduct allegation.

What support is available?

Watched the video but still confused? Students can make an appointment with Student Advocacy.

The Academic Skills Unit offers a range of resources and services to assist students with their studies.

All ACU students have access to 24/7 study support through ACU’s external partner Studiosity. They can submit a written draft for feedback and chat online with discipline experts.

Students can also access the university’s free and confidential Counselling Service. ACU counsellors can help students to reduce stress and get back on track.

For students with disability, medical conditions and/or carer responsibilities, the Access and Disability Service can assist with reasonable adjustments through an Education Inclusion Plan.

Students who have experienced family and domestic violence, sexual assault or harassment, or other forms of sexual harm, can seek support through the Student Safety team.

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