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The mid-year examination period at NMMU George Campus commenced on Wednesday, 3 June and will conclude with the last paper to be written on Thursday, 23 June; therefore an annual campaign to promote academic integrity is in full swing.

According to David Alexander, Senior Manager: Academic Administration at NMMU George Campus, this campaign has always been well received at the university’s campus in George with the added bonus that not one single incident of dishonesty was reported during recent examination periods.

“The central theme of the campaign will once again be conveyed into our examination venues during the 2015 mid-year assessments with invigilators donning promotional t-shirts and strategically placed pull-up banners in the venues to reinforce the message,” said Alexander.

During the current exam period the majority of the more than 1300 registered students at NMMU George Campus will be assessed in at least 107 modules with the largest group writing in a single session being 272 students and the smallest session a group of only six students.

Promoting academic integrity

Staff and students at NMMU George Campus have once again joined hands in promoting academic integrity during the current June exam period. Joining the Campus Principal at one of the exam sessions was (back, from left to right) Fiswa Vilane and Prince Masemola, both members of the George Campus Student Council; (middle) Desmond Scholtz, Examinations Officer, Rosina Booysen, Invigilator, Sefoko Ramoshaba, Senior Manager: Student Affairs, Graeme Pollock, Chief Invigilator, Prof Quinton Johnson, NMMU George Campus Principal, Magda Eybers, Coordinator: Academic Administration and David Alexander, Senior Manager: Academic Administration; (front) Student Council members, Balindi Hoho, Nandipha September, Apiwe Nyanisa and Isaac Shai.

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