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Academic Integrity: International Academic Integrity

Home page for all things Academic Integrity
Academic Integrity can be a hard concept to understand when you start studying in a new place!
Here you can find some resources which will help you understand studying at Wintec as an international student.

Referencing Books for APA 7

Wintec APA 7 Referencing Guide

For help with referencing, check out the Wintec Library APA 7 Referencing Guide.

The Plagiarism Spectrum

Information on different types of plagiarism, their names, and examples, so you can avoid committing plagiarism in your own work.

ENAI Academic Integrity Glossary

A more comprehensive glossary of Academic Integrity terms and definitions by ENAI (European Network for Academic Integrity).

Acceptable/Unacceptable Copying Video


Remember, in an academic setting, these words often have different meanings than in general English. Make sure you look at the definition listed in the right-hand column below.

To acknowledge a source or an author see definitions 1, 2 & 3a
To attribute see definition 2

An attribution

Note: an attribution can be true or false

see definition 1.3 (verb)

To cheat; cheating

Note: cheating can be unintentional or accidental as well as intentional

see definition 1
A citation definition 1
To cite see definitions 1 & 2
To claim information as your own see definition 2b


Note: collaboration in your studies can be authorised or unauthorised

see definition 1

Common knowledge

Note: what is considered common knowledge can vary

see definition 1
To copy see definitions 2.2a & 2.2b (verb)
Copyright see definition 1

Copyright infringement

Note: copyright infringement is illegal

see definition 1
Credibility see definition 1
Data see definition 1
Deceit see definition 1
Dishonesty see definition 1
Disciplinary see definition 1
Ethical see definitions 1 & 2
Evidence see definitions 1.1 & 1.2 (noun)
To fabricate data or information see definition 2
Fraud see all definitions
To ghostwrite see definition 1
To give credit to someone or something  
To give credit where credit is due
Good intentions
Group work
To impersonate
In-text citation
Independent work or research
To make up results
To mis-attribute  
Original work
To paraphrase


Note: paraphrasing can be unintentional or accidental as well as intentional

To plagiarise; also: to commit plagiarism


Note: plagiarism can be unintentional or accidental as well as intentional

A policy violation
A pre-written paper
A quote
To quote
To reference
The reference list
A reference management tool
A referencing style, i.e. APA, MLA, Chicago, Harvard
To recycle an assignment
To resubmit an assignment
To self-reference

Academic Writing Books for International Students

Academic Integrity Values

Study Guides for International Students

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