Academic integrity for staff

At La Trobe, academic integrity is a fundamental principle in teaching, learning, research and scholarship, and the promotion and assurance of academic integrity is a shared responsibility for all staff and students.

All students will be educated in academic integrity throughout their studies in ways that appropriately take into consideration their diverse educational and cultural backgrounds. Academic staff will teach their students appropriate research, scholarship and acknowledgment practices in order to develop academic integrity skills.

The Academic Integrity Module (AIM) is mandatory for all commencing students. You can find out what the AIM covers by doing the AIM staff self-enrol version.


  1. If you come across academic misconduct report it to the Academic Integrity Adviser (AIA) in your school
  2. If your students don't know how to acknowledge properly take educational action

Here you can find out about your academic integrity responsibilities and discover great strategies you can use to teach students how to acknowledge properly and avoid plagiarism.

Your responsibilities

Find out about your academic integrity responsibilities, where to access some image banks and how to comply with copyright.

Educating your students

Use some strategies that work, access some resources and find out how to refer students for learning advice.

Cheat sites

Access advice for managing the use of ghost writers and cheat mills.

Reporting academic misconduct

Academic Integrity Advisers (AIAs) are responsible for reviewing suspected cases of academic misconduct.

Roles and responsibilities

Academic Integrity Roles and Responsibilities