"They are very sophisticated equipment that these fraud companies use, and it is difficult to detect with the naked eye," said Minister of Higher Education Helene Hellmark Knutsson.
Since a few years hunt for cheaters such as advanced earphones and hidden mobile phones, the correct answer can be read during the writing of the test.
This spring, mine During the trial on 14 April, the police made a break at more places at the same time. The police arrested people suspected of being part of a network that had facilitated cheating with technical equipment.
University and Higher Education Council, UHR has insisted on having a body search when suspicious cheating is suspected. The government now allows a researcher to decide whether the cheat can be seriously assessed in order to justify the search for an investigator and, if so, this should apply to all or only random samples.
Today you use body search or metal detectors when it comes to people's lives, "says Helene Hellmark Knutsson, who insists that it is a sensitive privacy question.
"Yes, that is what the researcher points out how it weighs against crime, but I think it's so serious that it undermines complete trust in our admission system, and that's a way to buy. cheating, and that must be weighed against, she says.
The researcher will Also consider whether confidentiality should be introduced for those who advise cheating. Since 2016, all forms of cheating at the university are punishable and can give up to 6 months in prison.
Higher minister Helene Hellmark Knutsson estimates that new legislation can only come into force in 2020.