Study with Integrity
At the heart of academic and professional success is a basic understanding of academic integrity at university! Stay up to date with a range of events from the proper use of citations to how you can leverage generative AI for your assessment in ways that are consistent with university policy. You won’t regret the work you will do to keep your study habits focused on academic integrity.
🎓 Getting Started: Academic Integrity at Western
If you are a new WSU student, complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) in vUWS. It is most beneficial to your studies to complete the AIM as soon as possible so you know how to prepare for and complete your assignments ethically.
🛠️ Resources and Information for Success
If you're unsure about the rules or want to brush up your knowledge, check out our resources below.
🤝 Academic Integrity Community
Need advice on what to do?
Contact the Online Librarian for inquiries about AIM and the Turnitin AI Detector. Contact the Study Smart Librarian for help with referencing. Student Wellbeing is also always there for you.
Join the Western Community for Academic Integrity Week, held in Week 3 of each session. You'll have the opportunity to meet new people and gain tips on how to study with integrity and avoid academic misconduct.
💡 Why is Integrity Important?
Listen to this inspiring video by GIllian Brown on how the values of integrity are important in both your studies and professional life.
📖 Study with Integrity Guide
Need a refresher on the Academic Integrity Rules at Western? For example, what is the Student Misconduct Rule?