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Academic Integrity & Plagiarism

Student Guide Academic Integrity and Plagiarism Policy 

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Printable notes to accompany the presentation. These include links to several resources

SNMHS Student Guide for Effective Academic Writing (Updated September 2021)

Relevant links.

·        UCD plagiarism Policy

·        Process Map for School Investigation Procedure

·        UCD Library resources Academic Integrity and Referencing

         Plagiarism Policy Student Guide


If you have any questions, please contact 

Ms Ciara Kirwan (School Plagiarism Advisor)

Dr Carmel Davies (Chair SNMHS Plagiarism Policy)


Extenuating Circumstances


Extenuating Circumstances applications are made online via SIS Web (under the Programme Services Tab “My Extenuating Circumstances”). The supporting documentation can be uploaded to the online application, in pdf or jpeg format, prior to submitting the application. Please retain the original copy for possible future inspection.

Note: Applications for extenuating circumstances must be submitted as close as possible to the time the circumstances occurred and must be submitted within the following timeframes:

1. For in-trimester assessments, within 10 working days of the date of the assessment deadline.
2. For end-of-trimester examinations, within 5 working days of the end of the University examination period.

The autumn trimester deadline for submitting Extenuating Circumstances applications is midnight, Monday 09 January 2023

Extenuating Circumstances Academic Policy and Guidance notes for students


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Useful Links

Guidelines for submission of Written Assessment and Guidelines on Effective Writing
  1. SNMHS Student Guide for Effective Academic Writing (Updated September 2021)
  2. SNMHS Student Guidelines for submission of Written Assignments 

Useful Links

Download Harvard Style Guide (updated April 2021). 

Harvard Style Guide: Introduction.

UCD Library resources for effective writing. Click here to access study skills and subject guides.

UCD Writing Centre. Click here to access more effective writing resources.


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