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Student Regulations

Regulations for Student Conduct and Activities

In accordance with Article (17) of the Nile College Foundation Ordinance of 2008, the Academic Board issued these regulations which shall be titled, “Regulations for Student Conduct and Activities:”

I. Interpretation

In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires, the following terms shall have the meanings assigned to them hereunder:

The Dean: Nile College Dean

The College: Nile College

The Secretary General for Academic Affairs: The Secretary General for Academic

Affairs at Nile College

The Students' Warden: The person responsible for supervising student affairs at Nile

College

The Student: Any person registered for a degree at Nile College

The Association: The Students' Association at Nile College

The Programme: One of the Academic Programmes at Nile College

II. Behaviour and Discipline

1- Students shall abide by all laws of the country and all rules and regulations of the College.

Students shall not, at any time or place, offend the reputation of the College or any College staff members, workers, or students.

2- Students shall regularly attend lectures, study discussions, examinations, tests and all curricular activities in accordance with the College rules and regulations.

3- Students shall follow good conduct at all times and places with all workers and students inside and outside the College and in the course of all activities.

4- Students shall respect cultural, religious, and ethnic diversity, including places of worship, and refrain from saying or doing anything which may cause insult.

5- Students shall respect their teachers and all workers inside and outside the College and at the training centres. Students shall establish relationships with their colleagues based on tolerance and mutual respect.

6- Students shall avoid any behaviour that may endanger the security, safety, or health of others.

7- Students shall mind their appearance and wear acceptable clothes on all College premises, and in the course of any affiliated curricular, cultural, athletic or social activity.

8- Students shall not keep, make, or consume any alcoholic drink, addictive materials, smoking materials, or snuff (tombak), inside study and training places.

9- Food and drinks are not allowed inside the class rooms and training centres.

10- Students are totally forbidden from bringing, possessing, showing, or making any sort of weapon.  Bringing any materials that may endanger the safety of students or staff is forbidden.

III. Student Advising Committee

This committee includes the following members:

1- Assistant Dean: Chairman

2- The Student Warden

3- The staff member supervising the Students' Association

4- The cultural supervisor

5-The social supervisor

6- The athletic supervisor.

7- Three of the staff members nominated by the College.

IV. Students' Activities

1- The Students' Association shall be constituted in accordance with the regulations or procedures proposed by the students and approved by the College authorities after consultation with the students.

2- Curricular, cultural, athletic and social activities are allowed in places specified by the College and in accordance with the College regulations.

3- Political activities of any sort are prohibited inside the College, in its outer walls or in any institutions belonging to the College.

4- Scientific and cultural sessions may be permitted inside lecture rooms after a written approval from the College administration, and under the supervision of the Students' Advisory Committee.

5- Where foundation procedures are fulfilled, societies may be granted permission for performing their activities.

6- Wall papers may be issued when satisfying the following procedures:

a- The papers are placed only on the boards specified by the College.

b- The papers and the students in charge should be registered at the students' supervisor office.

c- The papers should abide by country laws and College regulations and should not violate the code of conduct.

d- The students in charge of the papers shall be legally responsible for the material published therein.

V.  Societies

Societies are allowed to be established under to the following rules:

a- The society should consist of at least 15 students.

b- The general assembly of the society should be attended by the students' warden or the supervisor in charge of the specified activity nominated by the College administration.

c- The society should be registered at the students' supervisor office and obtain the approval of the College.

d- Associations and societies or any other organization based on geographical or tribal identity is prohibited.

e- All societies shall observe these rules in their activities and must declare their financial resources.

VI. Offences

1- The Dean of the College shall form an investigation and disciplinary board when a student or a group of students’ behaviour is considered to constitute a breach of the code of conduct. The misconduct may be reported to the Dean by the students’ warden or any other person.

2- Where a student is found to commit a breach of the code of behaviour and conduct and the procedures specified in items (2) and (4), s/he shall be subjected to the penalties specified hereunder.

3- Where a student is accused of violating these rules, the Dean shall constitute a three- member committee to investigate the case and to assess the evidences within one week.

4- Where a violation to these rules is found based on initial evidence, the Dean shall establish a three-member disciplinary board within three days from the date of submission of the recommendations of the investigation committee.

5- The student shall be considered notified when the proceedings of his/her case are announced on the College Board.

6- If a student is found to have committed an offence, the Dean may recommend one or more of the penalties specified hereunder:

a- A warning to the student or students in question

b- A fine if College or private property is damaged.

c- Temporary or permanent ban from participating in scientific, cultural, athletic or social activities.

d- Final dismissal from the College.

e- Announcing the offence and the penalty on the boards of the College.

f- The disciplinary board shall assess the offence and submit its recommendations in accordance with the set rules.

VII. Formation of the Disciplinary Board

The Disciplinary Board shall be formed by the Dean on the basis of a recommendation raised by the administration of Student Affairs.  It shall be formed of the following members:

1- The Secretary General for Academic Affairs

2- A senior teaching staff belonging to the programme of the student under investigation.

3- Where necessary, the legal advisor of the College.

4- Students' warden.

5- The chairman and the convener of the committee shall be decided on by the Dean of the College.

VIII. The Procedures

Where the breach of this code constitutes a violation of the country’s laws, the case shall be raised to the appropriate court. No disciplinary action shall be initiated before the court’s decision.

IX. Decisions of the Disciplinary Board

The decision shall take effect on the date of its issue by the disciplinary board. The student may appeal to the Dean of the College within a period of one week.

X. Dean Authority

The Dean of College may impose any of the sanctions specified in this code if the offence is considered to disturb the stability of the College or endanger the safety and health of the students or any other person in the College. The College Board shall approve the penalty later.

A student or his guardian has no right to claim any responsibility for the College over any loss, accident, illness or death unless the case indicates the responsibility of the College in accordance with the country's laws.