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Useful resources and courses related to Academic Integrity

The following resources are available at UCL to help you develop good academic practice:


Understanding Academic Integrity and Developing Good Academic Practice at UCL

(hosted in UCL eXtend)

The online and self-paced course is designed to help UCL students to develop good academic practice for completing assessments.  You will develop your understanding of when poor practice becomes Academic Misconduct, what the consequences can be of Plagiarism and other forms of Academic Misconduct – including up-to-date information about Collusion and Contract Cheating – and will receive some useful ideas for working with sources to help you present your own arguments.  

Your department or faculty may wish to see a certificate of completion. You will be able to download this once all sections of the course are marked as complete. To access the course please use the following link:

Click here to access details of the course and joining instructions


Plagiarism and Academic Writing for Students 21/22

(hosted in Moodle)

This Moodle site is a repository of useful links, information and resources available at UCL to support you with your academic writing. It provides a space to check your own work with Turnitin and has a list of FAQs relating to the Turnitin software.

Click here to access the Moodle site


Academic Communication Support and Resources

There is a range of services and resources available across UCL to support you with your academic writing and speaking.

Click here to access the resource.


UCL Library Guide to References, Citations and Avoiding Plagiarism 

Get to know UCL’s referencing and citation requirements, and make sure you can follow the specific referencing requirements of your discipline - contact your department if there are any doubts.

Click here to access the resource.


Students’ Union UCL Advice Service

The Students’ Union UCL can offer support and guidance for students accused of Academic Misconduct.

Click here to access their site.


Student Regulations for Exams and Assessments

Regulations for all of UCL's different types of assessments are published annually on the Academic Manual website, and should be read in conjunction with Chapter 4: Assessment Framework for Taught Programmes which includes UCL’s full regulations for assessing taught students, including module assessment, progression, classification, and the Extenuating Circumstances procedures.

Student Regulations for Exams and Assessments


Research Integrity

Research integrity applies to all those undertaking research at or in collaboration with UCL staff and students.  Therefore, all student research needs to also comply with the Statement on Research integrity and the Framework for research integrity – see the following website for more information:

Research Integrity


Copyright for Research

Key information on Copyright issues.

Click here for more information.


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