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Academic Integrity & Plagiarism

Academic Integrity Week 2022

Academic Integrity week is an international campaign to raise both students' and faculty members' awareness about and understanding of academic honesty as well as academic dishonesty.

In 2022, Academic Integrity week at UCQ will be from October 9 to October 13 under the theme Academic Integrity n You n Me.

Throughout the week, our community will be engaged in various informative and fun activities and workshops, including the opportunity to win great prizes.

Come and join us to explore the world of Academic Integrity.

​ Activities and Workshops: Video Contest, MPH Event, and Staff/Faculty Workshop

Video Contest (open to all students, staff, and faculty)

Academic Integrity n You

What does academic integrity look like in you?

Make a video about a time you demonstrated academic integrity OR a time you saw someone else demonstrate academic integrity.


Sunday, September 25 to Saturday, October 8

Maximum 5 minutes
MP4 file
Maximum file size of 2 GB
Must be student’s own work and video
Credit must be given at the end of the video for all copyrighted material, including images and music
Must be in English

Videos must be submitted to the “Academic Integrity n You Video Contest” folder in the LC elearning modules course in D2L by 11:59:59 p.m. on October 8, 2022. Scan or click on the QR code below to go directly to the contest folder.


The videos will be premiered during the MPH event on Sunday, October 9.

Student videos can be found here.

UCQ employee videos can be found here.

The winners will be decided by the UCQ community through online voting from October 9 - 13

Winners will be announced on October 16.


Grand prizes will be awarded to the top 3 student videos as well as the top 3 staff/faculty videos. 

1st place: Beats by Dre earbuds

2nd place: Huawei smartwatch

3rd place: JBL portable speaker

UCQ gear will also be awarded.


Multi-Purpose Hall Event

Academic Integrity n You n Me

This event will be the focus of our Academic Integrity week.


Sunday, October 9: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Videos submitted for the video contest will be premiered.

A padlet station will be set up for you to tell us what Academic Integrity means to you and our UCQ community.

An art station will be set up for you to  show us what Academic Integrity means to you and our UCQ community.

Three stations will be set up for you to

  • learn about all the different factors that contribute to academic honesty;
  • learn about the resources available at UCQ to help you uphold your own academic integrity; and
  • learn about tips to help you avoid academic dishonesty.

The information from these stations will remain up throughout campus for the entire week: outside the cafeteria, outside the study rooms/LC; and outside the LC offices at G30 in the main building. 

Staff and Faculty Workshop

Academic Integrity n You n Me

Please join us for an educational session on academic integrity using Taylor Institutes Handbook for Academic Staff and Teaching Assistants. Presented by Faisa Farah.


Tuesday, October 11: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Centre for Teaching and Learning

**Pre-registration is required for this workshop.

Get Started

You don't need to wait for October 9 to begin learning about Academic Integrity and exploring what it means to be academically honest.

Click here to take a tour of our Academic Integrity and Plagiarism LC guide.

Click here to see UCQ's "Statement of Principles on Academic Integrity and Dishonesty."

Click here to play against RMIT's referencing ninja!