IHEA Supports TEQSA Action to Block Academic Cheating Websites

Independent Higher Education Australia (IHEA) welcomes the action taken by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) to block access to 40 commercial academic cheating websites targeting students at Australian higher education institutions.

“IHEA supports the enforcement action taken by TEQSA against commercial academic cheating websites that sell essays and assignments to higher education students,” said IHEA CEO, Dr Peter Hendy.

“Commercial cheating services threaten the integrity of Australia’s world-class higher education sector.”

“IHEA will work with our members and TEQSA in action to block illegal contract cheating services.”

In addition to enforcement action, TEQSA has published a sector update reminding all higher education providers to maintain up to date academic integrity policies and procedures - Read here.

Anyone who wishes to report a suspected commercial academic cheating service to TEQSA can do so here - Report here.

Media Contact: Matthew Coote, IHEA Communications Manager (matthew.coote@ihea.edu.au)

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