Academic Conduct Essentials (ACE)

Further information

  • Due dates for ACE
  • Academic conduct adviser
  • Learning Management System (LMS)

Academic Conduct Essentials (ACE) is an online unit for all commencing UWA students. It introduces the basics of ethical scholarship and the expectations of correct academic conduct at UWA.

All students enrolled in a UWA course are required to complete ACE. The unit is available through the Learning Management System using your Pheme account.

The ACE modules will help you to:

Students enrolled in this unit will find it their LMS. A score of 80% in the final quiz is required to successfully complete the unit. To see when you need to complete ACE, go to Due dates for ACE or check in your LMS. Students and visitors who are not enrolled in ACE can access these modules anytime via the links above.

askUWA has an in-depth list of FAQs about ACE. You can also "Ask a Question" if you need more help.

Academic Conduct Advisers: each Faculty has an appointed Academic Conduct Adviser who can assist and counsel students on matters of academic conduct.

More information: A collection of resources relating to academic conduct at UWA.

students gathering Some of the many student responses…

I learned:
"How to reference correctly..."
"how to study and research effectively..."
"Corrected misconceptions I had about citations..."
"Some good study tips..."
"Ethical scholarship and time management..."
"The difference between collaboration and collusion..."
"Every module is helpful..."

HELP YOURSELF! Complete ACE early in Semester!


ACE is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike Licence


The ACE online unit was developed as generic material for UWA students.

Students should consult with their lecturer or tutor regarding specific requirements for their units.