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Academic Integrity for Students


The Conference Board of Canada (2020) specifies working with others on projects and tasks as part of its employability skills list. Group projects, tasks, and assignments can be a good way to help students develop these skills. However, misunderstandings have arisen with who is able to work together, and how or if they can do so.

What is Collaboration?

According to Assiniboine's Policy A25, in general, collaboration means working together when allowed, supposed, or directed to do so.



  • group members completing projects together, assigned by their instructors
  • students forming study groups to prepare for tests or exams