Academic Integrity

Western Takes academic integrity very seriously and sanctions students for even accidental plagiarism.  A number of tools exist to help students learn proper citation and paraphrasing, as well as what is consdiered a scholastic offence.

Please see the website of the Office of the Ombudsperson if you have any questions.  They have set up guides for Graduate Students and an FAQ page.  The link is here.

There is also a helpful brochure on Cheating, Plagiarism and Unauthorized Collaboration.  Please click here to read this brochure.