How Educational Law processes the case

When Educational Law receives a report of exam cheating, they assess the case and decide either to dismiss the case or to progress with the case. You can read more about the process here.

The case is dismissed

If the case is dismissed, Educational Law will inform the student of this in writing, and a copy will be sent to the person who reported the case and to studies administration. After this, assessment of the student’s exam can resume.

The case is taken further

  • If the case is taken further, Educational Law will send a consultation letter to the student that describes the circumstances of the case. The purpose of this letter is to inform the student of the details of the case and to give him/her the opportunity to comment on the case.
  • Along with this letter, the student will also receive a copy of the report and any appendices.
  • The student may request a meeting at any time to replace the written consultation procedure. The person who reported the case and Educational Law may also request a meeting if it is considered necessary for the consideration of the case. Any such meeting will be attended by the case officer from Educational Law and the person who reported the case. The student has the right to bring a companion to the meeting.
  • If Educational Law need to ask the person who reported the case any questions based on the student’s comments, they will contact him/her.
  • Once Educational Law has processed the report and the student has been consulted, Educational Law will prepare a recommendation for the dean, who will make the final decision.

The case is decided

Once the dean has reached a final decision based on the recommendation of Educational Law, the student will be notified of the outcome of the case by Educational Law. After this, Educational Law will also notify the person who reported the case, the director of studies and other relevant employees of the outcome of the case.