If you have received an academic integrity breach allegation from Deakin University and would like assistance with your written response, DUSA Advocates can help.
Academic Integrity Committee
Faculty of [insert your faculty]
Dear Academic Integrity Committee members,
Re: Request for review of proposed standard outcome
I, [insert your name], am studying a [insert qualification name] at Deakin University. In the [type of assessment piece] for [insert unit code], I received an allegation of a breach of academic integrity. I do not accept the proposed standard outcome and I would like to request a review.
I admit to the alleged breach and would like to explain my mitigating circumstances that led to the breach.
I do not admit to the alleged breach and would like to provide information to show [I have not breached academic integrity standards OR the proposed standard outcome is not applicable in my situation].
If you admit the allegation, explain to the Committee the mitigating circumstances that led to the breach:
If you do not admit to the alleged breach, explain why the allegation is not true:
Provide copies of any documents you think are relevant to your case.
Advocates can review your draft written response and supporting documentation and provide you with confidential feedback before you finalise it and submit it to the Academic Integrity Committee. Please allow as much time as possible prior to submission date for feedback to be provided. Please contact us to arrange a free appointment.