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Academic honesty

Before submitting any of your work for assessment or publication, it is important to be aware of your legal and moral obligations in relation to issues such as plagiarism, copyright and academic honesty. In some cases these issues will be governed by legislation. In other cases, rules in relation to these issues will be the responsibility of the University as specified in University policies and procedures.

  • Plagiarism
    Student Life provides a definition of plagiarism and explains how it occurs and how to avoid it, including how to acknowledge sources correctly.
  • Copyright
    This page is provided by the Knowledge Media Division and details Deakin University guidelines and requirements in relation to copyright. It also provides a clear definition of copyright and refers to the relevant copyright legislation.