CIPR terminates membership of 2 former students

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Professional Standards Panel has retrospectively terminated the membership of two of its former professional qualifications students. 

Mariam al Alawi and Said al Harthy, who are no longer CIPR members, were found guilty by CIPR examiners of plagiarism on two occasions each.

The former students will not be eligible to apply for CIPR membership at any time in the future. 

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About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)
Founded in 1948, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners in the UK and overseas. The CIPR is the largest membership organisation for PR practitioners outside of North America. By size of turnover and number of individually registered members, we are the leading representative body for the PR profession and industry in Europe.