Edinburgh University invests £865,000 in online tutoring service that ...

Edinburgh University invests £865,000 in notorious online tutoring service that allegedly helps students CHEAT on remote exams by asking online experts question during the test Figures from institution last year show they invested in £11.60-a-month platform  Chegg allows students to send photos of homework to experts who help online  Many believe linked to cheating as students can upload photos of tests at home

By Nicole Conner For Mailonline

Published: 18:31 GMT, 2 November 2020 | Updated: 18:31 GMT, 2 November 2020

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The University of Edinburgh has invested £865,00 in a notorious online tutoring service that allegedly helps students cheat during exams.

Figures from the institution's annual investments for the last year show that the sum was invested into homework help service Chegg Inc.

The £11.60-a-month platform has been accused of enabling users to cheat on remote exams by posing questions to its online experts while they are taking tests. 

The University of Edinburgh has invested £865,00 in a notorious online tutoring service that allegedly helps students cheat during exams (Edinburgh University Old College, pictured)

The University of Edinburgh has invested £865,00 in a notorious online tutoring service that allegedly helps students cheat during exams (Edinburgh University Old College, pictured) 

Details of the investment were posted online via a student Facebook group on October 31. 

The platform works by enabling users to send photos of their homework to experts who can provide help online. 

However, many believe

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