The International Centre for Academic Integrity defines academic integrity as "a commitment to five fundamental values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, and responsibility", and “the courage to act on them even in the face of adversity" (Fishman, 2014, p.16). At ECU this is driven by our values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.
As a new student you become part of and contribute to a global academic community. Acting with academic integrity in this community means that you:
It is a whole of university approach – everyone has a role to play!
Academic integrity is fundamental to ECU’s expectations of you. We expect you to uphold the principles of academic integrity and our core values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence and Courage.
The Academic Integrity Policy Clause sets these out in everyday terms and include:
For more information, please visit the ECU Academic Integrity page.