The University has a range of resources designed to help you develop good academic writing skills and learn how to avoid plagiarism.
- Online Course on Plagiarism@HKU Online Learning (all newly-enrolled students are expected to complete this course)
Learn about issues and consequences related to plagiarism and demonstrate ability to recognize and avoid plagiarism
Library materials on citation styles
A bibliographical management software package designed to help you to organize bibliographic references and create a bibliography. Training sessions are offered by the Libraries during the semester.
Offers originality checking on students’ work for proper citation or potential plagiarism
Centre for Applied English Studies
- CAES1000 Core University English (for first-year undergraduate students only)
Learn how to cite, reference and paraphrase, and other essential English language skills needed for appropriate academic writing and speaking
- CAES How to Avoid Plagiarism Workshops
Learn how to cite, reference and paraphrase
- CAES Writing Centre
Get one-on-one support for improving academic writing skills, including citation, referencing and paraphrasing skills
Individual Faculties may have their own discipline-specific practice of writing, citation and referencing and specific requirements in courses they offer. Please consult your Faculty and teachers for further guidance.