Assignments will be a significant part of your coursework at Charles Sturt University, so it’s essential you feel confident to write, edit and submit them.


You’ll need to reference all the sources you use in your assignments. You can also get to help you reference correctly.

Getting feedback

Get feedback from a writing expert on your work before you submit. We’ll give you tips to improve your approach and structure of your assignment.

Plagiarism checking

Turnitin is text matching software that checks for potential referencing errors by comparing your assignment to billions of pages of content.

Resources and guides

Academic integrity and contract cheating

Make sure you understand your responsibilities in upholding your academic integrity at Charles Sturt University. We also offer support services to help you meet these obligations.

Contract cheating

Contract cheating is when a student pays to have someone else complete an assessment for them and passes the work off as their own. This poses additional threats.

In addition to being a form of academic misconduct, some contract cheating companies will use your personal information to blackmail you into making further payments after you use their services.

Free Academic Integrity Course

The short course will help you understand:

  • our Academic Integrity Policy
  • our expectations of you
  • the support services available to you
  • plagiarism
  • cheating and contract cheating
  • collusion.

See our Academic Integrity course

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