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Number of university students caught cheating almost doubles in three years

Universities disciplined 1,169 students for cheating last year a 92% increase on the 608 students caught out in 2008-09.

And over the past three years, a staggering 3,067 students have been found guilty of cheating after being brought before college authorities.

Offences of academic misconduct including plagiarism, bringing mobile phones into exams and using cheat notes have all been uncovered.

The level of cheating by students in Wales was uncovered through a series of Freedom of Information requests submitted to seven Welsh universities

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Brendan Hughes | Wales Online | 10th April 2012

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