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Covid-19 cheats: More university students tempted by at home exams - Metro.co.uk

Last updated Saturday, September 11, 2021 02:38 ET , Source: NewsService

Attending lectures from their bedrooms and completing exams at home, without the watchful eye of an invigilator, the temptation for university students to cheat has loomed larger as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The company helps students who are accused of cheating by their universities.

'This is a hard problem for universities to deal with. '

Daniel says a return to in-person exams will mean students who would never normally consider cheating, like Rebecca, are not faced with the temptation.

'The problem is that universities often don't realise that their standards of investigation and decision-making are poor. '

Tackling the problem is paramount to make sure richer students who can pay to cheat are not at an advantage.

This is especially important, because some students who are accused of cheating are innocent, and the process can have a massive financial and emotional cost.

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