Plagiarism is submitting someone else's work, ideas, or words as your own, irrespective of your intent to deceive. This means that even unintentional plagiarism through poor notetaking or inattentive referencing may be penalised. Understanding what plagiarism is, and learning techniques to avoid it, is an essential part of your academic training.
The links below provide you with guidance about:
For a comprehensive guide and full explanation of Plagiarism please refer to the University's Plagiarism Libguide