What is Academic Integrity?
By enrolling at the University of Kent, you have joined an academic community and you are expected and required to act honestly regarding the work you submit for assessment in your courses. Academic integrity is closely related to the concept of good academic practice . Regulation V.3 of the University's General Regulations for Students states that:
Students are required to act with honesty and integrity in fulfilling requirements in relation to assessment of their academic progress.
General Regulation V.3 specifies that any attempts to:
- improperly influence your lecturer's view of your grades
- resubmit previously submitted work without acknowledgement or
- falsify research data
will be viewed as a breach of this regulation. Most students do not have any problems understanding the rules and expectations about acting honestly at university, although some are not familiar with academic expectations and plagiarism .