Academic Integrity Module
Altering records or other actions
What the policy says:
Academic misconduct includes 'falsifying or misrepresenting academic records, or any other documents' (UniSA 2021, p.44).
What this means:
Tampering with academic records or any other official documents is an act of academic misconduct. This includes forging, changing, or adapting the details of documents, including medical certificates, and presenting them to staff.
What to do:
Ensure all documents submitted to the university are authentic.
Academic misconduct includes ‘any other actions that contravene the principles of academic integrity' (UniSA 2021, p.44).