Showcase your research and avoid plagiarism by being thorough in acknowledging the information sources you have used and by mastering in-text referencing.
Watch the movie by first year UOW students: ‘Food for thought’ (winner of the 4APCEI student competition on academic integrity) for a light hearted look at academic integrity.
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Complete the quiz to test your understanding of plagiarism
The use of another person’s ideas, designs, words or works without appropriate acknowledgement is plagiarism and will breach the UOW Academic Integrity & Plagiarism Policy. The University of Wollongong, or your lecturer, may impose severe penalties on students caught plagiarising or other forms of academic misconduct.
Explore the UOW Academic Integrity & Plagiarism Policy. Take particular note of the role of students and their responsibilities in avoiding plagiarism and other forms of academic misconduct.
Listen to UOW academic staff talk about plagiarism.
It is your responsibility to practice referencing and be honest in your use of research. You can get help with your academic writing from Learning Development.
Now you have completed this guide you can:
- use resources you find for your assessment tasks in an ethical manner
- locate the Referencing and citing guide for assistance when preparing a Reference List
- reference resources using strategies such as quoting, paraphrasing and summarising
- write in a way that meets UOW expectations for academic integrity
- access UOW guides and policies to help you minimise the risk of plagiarism
"Plagiarism is taken very seriously by the University."
Assoc Professor Steven Roodenrys, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Science.
"Learn how to identify your sources correctly so that your academic honesty is never in question."
Assoc Professor Pauline Lysaght. Faculty of Education.