By Ashraf Abdul Wahab.
Tripoli, 15 April 2014:
Students studying in the Faculty of Law at the University of Sirte are to be . . .[restrict]segregated and have been instructed to abide by a strict dress code under a decision taken by the department.
New seating arrangements would see male students seated in the front rows of lecture halls and female students seated at the back, according to a university source.
He said the regulation also said that male and female students at the faculty should not mix at other times on campus. It stipulated that female students must wear loose-fitting and modest clothes, he added.
The decision is based on Article 39 of Higher Education Regulation No. 501 of 2010, which requires students to keep to certain dress codes. Under Article 44 of the regulation, those not dressing appropriately can be given face a number of penalties, from a caution to suspension from the university. [/restrict]