Rules and Ethics
Late Arrival Policy: Late arrivals disrupt the class and interrupt other student’s concentration. Students are only allowed into the class during the first five minutes. Otherwise, they miss the class and are recorded as absent. During the midterm exams (1.5hrs) students are allowed to arrive up to the first 15 minutes of the exam, while the final examination (3 hrs) students are allowed to arrive up to the first 30 minutes of the exam.
To falsify the results of one's research, to use the words or ideas of others as their own, to cheat in an examination, or to allow another to commit an act of academic dishonesty corrupts the basis of the academic process. The act of Plagiarism includes:
- Students are reminded of the seriousness of their act and is given a verbal warning. - Students are reminded of the seriousness of their act and are asked to sign a Plagiarism Warning Form (A written warning). - Redo the same assessment or a new assessment within a set deadline. The new mark shall not exceed mark awarded for the offended work, if any. - Redo the same assessment or a new assessment and the new mark shall not exceed the pass mark. - Exclude the plagiarized part of the assessment and mark the work accordingly. - A ward a zero grade to the assessment under investigation.
Probation students are students who fail to achieve CGPA 2.0 (equivalent to C i.e ≥ 60%). Every student has to check his/her CGPA every semester to revise his/her status. Students are informed during their first levels on probation that they should exert utmost effort on raising their CGPA to at least 2.0 (≥ 60%) to avoid being dismissed from the University and to be able to graduate. Probation students are advised to improve their academic standards since students who remain on probation will be dismissed from the university. The numbers of semesters are determined by the Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities. In case of being on probation for:
Spring and summer semesters are counted as one semester. The student is allowed to change major only once. UK CGPA is calculated for only 300, 400 level modules in case of faculty of Computer Sciences.