Promoting academic integrity

A summary of the University's policy and resources on Academic Integrity.

Academic integrity responsibilities

All members of the University community have a responsibility to understand and act in a way that supports the concepts and values of academic integrity.  Academic staff have a responsibility to promote academic integrity and to identify and report misconduct.

Ranga Auaha Ako - Learning and Teaching Design have developed a website where staff can find guidelines for academic integrity in course design.  Guidelines for Course Design

Academic honesty declaration

The University encourages teaching staff to include a statement relating to academic integrity in all assessments.  The University has created a declaration that can modified to suit different faculty needs.  Academic honesty declaration

Key policy documents

Academic Integrity Course

The Academic Integrity Course is an online course for all new students designed to increase knowledge of academic integrity, university rules relating to academic conduct, and the identification and consequences of academic misconduct.  Academic Integrity Course

Learning Essentials

Libraries and Learning Services host Learning Essentials, an online resource for students to develop their study, research and referencing skills.  Learning Essentials


Turnitin is electronic plagiarism prevention and detection software used in many courses across the University.  Turnitin integrates with Canvas and staff my find information on using Turnitin with Canvas on the website Canvas resources