Australian students have been found to be using AI software ChatGPT to write whole university assignments, and this has spread concern about how AI will threaten current university policies.


ChatGPT works by scanning the web in real time and writing text in a human-like manner to any prompt given to it by the user. 


Many universities hold opposing responses to the use of AI technology, with some considering it to be cheating, others are encouraging the integration of this software and proposing policy changes to allow for it.


The Wire’s Kailah Rushton spoke to University of Queensland professor, Brian Lovell to find out more…

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Produced By: Kailah Rushton

Featured In Story: University of Queensland professor, Brian Lovell, and University of South Australia lecturer, Vitomir Kovanovic

First aired on The Wire, Monday 20 March 2023