Academic integrity is honest and responsible scholarship and research. Maintaining academic integrity involves:
(adapted from: http://learningcommons.ubc.ca/resource-guides/avoiding-plagiarism/)
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Academic Integrity Statement
The Cape Breton University community embraces academic integrity as an essential guiding principle in research and scholarship.
Key areas of academic integrity at Cape Breton University are:
If you not sure what constitutes a violation of Cape Breton University’s academic integrity policy, you can seek guidance from your professor/instructor, CBU’s librarians, and/or CBU’s Writing Centre.
Academic integrity is a vital part of a university education.
Learning how to express original ideas; cite sources; work independently; and report results accurately and honestly are skills that will also serve you in the workforce.
Academic dishonesty not only cheats you of valuable learning experiences, but can result in failing grades or even expulsion from university.