Regarding incident at last year's exam
Students taking the Security 1 exam on December 22, 2022, were presented with an exam set identical to last year’s. The university administration is still in the process of investigating the incident.
An incident occurred during the exam for the course Security 1 at the IT University of Copenhagen on December 22 of last year. The course manager assigned to the Security 1 reused an identical exam set from the previous year for the course exam which students subsequently made the university aware of.
Since this matter was brought to the attention of the university administration, it has come to light that the aforementioned exam set has been reused on more than one occasion. The administration and Executive Management are in the process of uncovering the full extent of the matter.
“This is an egregious error which goes against all university principles. We are still in the process of uncovering all the facts, and I want to make it absolutely clear that we understand the gravity of the situation,” says Vice Chancellor of the IT University, Per Bruun Brockhoff.
The Security 1 students who took the exam on December 22, 2022, have all been informed that their results are annulled and that a new exam is scheduled for February. According to the administration, this decision is based on the need for absolute academic integrity and validity of the exam results.
“We trust and expect all our teachers and course managers to devise exam questions and prompts that are new to the students. It is up to the individual course managers to ensure that an exam is devised and executed correctly. We will, however, be reviewing our practices with a fine-tooth comb,” says Per Bruun Brockhoff.
According to the Vice Chancellor the investigation is still underway and therefore no concrete plans for added quality control measures can be announced before the events have been fully uncovered. Theis Duelund Jensen, Press Officer, tel: 2555 0447, email: firstname.lastname@example.org