Policy for women applications and entry

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Women Applications and Entry Policies

UJ Admission and Selections Policy

Refer to page 11 (point 5.4) of the UJ Admission and Selections Policy for the University’s statement on non-discrimination in the admission procedures and selection criteria:

“Within the confines of the specified admission procedures and selection criteria, the University is committed to ensuring that no potential student receives prejudicial treatment on the basis of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language or birth, or is disadvantaged by requirements, the attitudes of peers and employees or behaviour that cannot be seen as reasonable and justifiable in an open and democratic society based on human dignity, equality and freedom.”

UJ Teaching and Learning Policy

Refer to pages 4 and 6 of the UJ Teaching and Learning Policy:

Page 4 (point 5.3):

Diversity: defined for the institution as including inter alia race, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, socio-economic status, geographic location, and nationality.”

Page 6 (point 7.1.3):

“Teaching and learning should be “fit for purpose”, that is, its underlying premise is be informed by the University’s commitment to “teaching the students we have”. This requires developing curricula and pedagogy which take into account prior learning, accommodates the full diversity of students’ social, economic, educational and cultural backgrounds.”

Other Relevant and Related UJ Policies and Documents

Government Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) Policy Documents