The CPA profession takes academic integrity and misconduct seriously. Academic misconduct includes plagiarism, the enabling of plagiarism, theft of another or former student or candidate’s work, or unethical behaviour such as lying or cheating.
When commencing the CPA PEP, each candidate agrees to a training contract, which includes declarations concerning plagiarism. Further information regarding academic honesty can be found in the CPA PEP Candidate Guide in D2L and in the CPA Harmonized Education Policies.
Refinements to this policy are currently under development. Any changes will be posted to this website and will be reflected in the Candidate Guide as well as in the Harmonized Education Policies. In the meantime, the current policy, as outlined below, remains in effect.
If it is determined that academic dishonesty has occurred, the following steps will be taken:
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