Academic Integrity is a fundamental foundation for education
University of Wollongong in Dubai is proud to host the UAE Centre for Academic Integrity (UAI), the first Centre of Excellence in the region to work with students, staff, faculty, parents and government entities towards building a culture of integrity in the education sector and beyond.
Launched on 21 October 2020 at 12noon, the UAE Centre for Academic Integrity is newly formed and endorsed by the University of Wollongong in Dubai.
Academic Integrity is a fundamental cornerstone of education. However, it is imperative that every facet of the education system work together, towards building, encouraging, and sustaining a culture of integrity across campuses world-wide. The UAE is an emerging hub for education, particularly higher education. In accordance with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s UAE Vision 2021, education is seen as the bedrock of the UAE’s economic success. To create a truly world-class education system, a fundamental foundation for education is academic integrity which is vital to assessment practices. This dedicated centre aims to develop uniform standards of practices and offer expertise and learning resources to deal with academic dishonesty across the sector.
To bring together educators, students and industry to discuss, create and promote the culture of integrity across school and university campuses in the UAE.
For further information about the organisation and upcoming events, contact:
Dr Zeenath Reza Khan
President, UAE Centre for Academic Integrity
Head of Technology and Integrity in Academia and Beyond Research Group
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences, UOWD
Email: [email protected]