Cheating, including neglecting to give information on sources or plagiarism, can result in exclusion from TUC for up to one year.
You can read about what qualifies as cheating in the Regulation about Examination § 15 subsection 3
"Cheating or the attempt at cheating is defined as the possession of or attempt at the possession of examinations aids which are not permitted at an examination/test or an assignment; the presentation of someone else's work as one's own; the omission to cite sources of quoted information gained from other written documents, or the violation of the prerequisites for the examination, test, assignment in question, if this happens in a premeditatedly or gross negligent way, cf. §4-7 subsection 1 b in the Act.
An exam should be your own, independent work
You are responsible for not using examination aids which are not permitted at the exam. Cell phones are an examination aid which is not permitted and should not be on your person during the exam.
Assignments, projects, group work etc. are also considered to be examinations.
You are also not allowed to copy present someone else's work as your own, or omit to cite sources of quoted information. The latter is very important.
If in doubt about the proper use of sources for an assignment, please contact the person with course responsibility.
Standardised front page
All assignments handed in shall be delivered with the standardised front page attached. You find the link for this standardised front page at the top of this page, where you also can read in short about how to avoid being suspected of cheating.
Consequences of cheating
If you are caught using examination aids which are not permitted, or for not citing sources improper use of source material, your examination will be annulled and you are at risk of exclusion from higher education institutions in Norway for up to one year.
It is therefore extremely important that you ask if you are unsure of anything