On April 30, Sumy State University broadcasted a live discussion on Academic Integrity at the New Ukrainian School, which was attended by experts from Sumy, Kyiv and the United States.

The online discussion covered the causes and ways of combating plagiarism, fabrication, bribery. The speakers outlined the origins of academic malpractice in families and educational institutions, and answered questions from participants of the event.

The conversation was attended by SAIUP Academic Integrity Assistance Project Coordinator Taras Tymochko, National Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education member Artem Artyukhov, Head of SSU Department of Management Anna Schwindina, Assistant Professor at Lake County and Harper College of Management Galyna Shogol, deputy director of Education and Science Department of Sumy City Council Elena Nazarenko and students of the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

The discussion was moderated by Nikita Kovalevsky, a student, an employee of the SSU extra-curricular department, an expert of the National Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education.

As a result of the event, experts plan to develop new joint projects to overcome academic malpractice in educational institutions.

On November 20, SSU students attended a meeting with Taras Tymochko, the coordinator for Strengthening Academic Integrity in Ukraine Project (SAIUP). An interactive lecture with elements of a friendly conversation was devoted to the values ​​of healthy academic relationships and ways to prevent facilitating academic dishonesty. Taras Tymochko noted the high awareness of SSU students in matters related to academic integrity.