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It can be so hard to find an honest cheater these days!

9 April 2024

3:40 AM

9 April 2024

3:40 AM

Student cheating in Australia’s universities is back in the headlines – again. The national tertiary education regulator, the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), estimates that around 8 per cent of tertiary students in Australia are cheating. It is likely to be way higher than this – The Conversation estimates that ‘up to 95 per cent of [cheating] cases go undetected’.

The cheating industry is now heavily corporatised – the so-called ‘contract cheating’ business model offers scaled-up cheating services and has overtaken freelance cheating providers.

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