Academic Integrity

Academic integrity is an essential quality for higher education and is a fundamental part of learning and teaching. AIHE is committed to promoting academic integrity and ethical behaviour. The reputation of AIHE and its graduates, and the academic standing of its qualifications rests with its ability to promote academic integrity and manage academic misconduct fairly and consistently.

AIHE is committed to promoting academic integrity and ethical behaviour. The reputation of AIHE and its graduates, and the academic standing of its qualifications rests with its ability to promote academic integrity and manage academic misconduct fairly and consistently.

Academic standards in relation to correct referencing and acknowledgement of sources are highly valued by AIHE and are specifically taught and developed as part of the student orientation program and in each subject. Students have an ongoing obligation to be aware of the AIHE Academic Integrity Policy and Procedure, the Student Code of Conduct and Student Misconduct Procedure. 

Academic misconduct can take many forms including:

  • plagiarism
  • cheating in examinations and tests;
  • collusion; and
  • ghostwriting

For more information about academic integrity please read this brochure

It is the responsibility of every student to uphold high academic integrity standards and to understand the academic misconduct Resources to help students understand academic integrity and to help them avoid breaches of academic integrity are provided on this site and should be referred to when ever required.