The University sees plagiarism as presenting someone else's work as your own, including text, data, images, sound and performance. This includes both deliberate and mistaken copying or failure to reference correctly.
The Taught Student Guide page on Plagiarism explains more.
To avoid being accused of plagiarism you should make sure that all your work is referenced properly. If you don’t reference correctly, even if it’s by mistake, it could be treated as plagiarism. For more detailed advice on how to avoid it, please see our related articles.