Information for Students


The University is a community designed for scholarship - for learning, teaching and research. In a community of scholars, academic integrity and honesty are critical values.

Exams, homework, papers and other kinds of assessments are essential to the learning process. Honesty and integrity are central to academic work. Because of this, you are committed as a student to an Academic Honor Code.

As Set Out in the Academic Honor Code
  • You must observe and uphold the highest standards of academic integrity and honesty in all the work you do throughout your program of study.
  • As members of the University community, you have the responsibility to help maintain the academic reputation of HKUST in its academic endeavors.
  • Sanctions will be imposed if you are found to have violated the regulations governing academic integrity and honesty.