ACRONYMS, ABBREVIATIONS


The acronyms, abbreviations and definitions provided herein are only applicable to this document.


AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

LUANAR

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources

LUSU

Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources Students’ Union

STD

Sexually Transmitted Grades


DEFINITIONS


The acronyms, abbreviations and definitions provided herein are only applicable to this document.


Defamation

communication of a false statement about a person to a third party where the statement has the effect of lowering the public reputation of the former or causing him or her to be shunned and avoided by others.

Campus

A Campus of the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Controlled Substance

drugs or chemicals whose manufacturing, possession and use are regulated by law.

Hall of Residence


Harassment

includes unwelcome conduct whether verbal, physical or visual, based on a person’s race, colour, sex, national origin, religion, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law; which has the effect of interfering unreasonably with that person’s work or academic performance, or creating an intimidating, offensive, or hostile environment.

LUANAR Council

The Lilongwe of Agriculture and Natural Resources as provided for in the LUANAR Act No. 22 of 2011. She is the governing body of the University.

Minor

Any persons who is aged below 18 years.

Orientation Week

This is the week in which academic and administrative staff members brief all new students on the different courses offered with possible subject combinations and the facilities and services that are offered by the College and the University.

Publication

the distribution of text or images through any medium, including paper and the placing of content on a public notice board or website, or in a magazine, newsletter and any like item in order to make the content publicly known.

Sero-positive

state in which a person is found infected after a blood test, showing immunological evidence of infection, either current or previous, with a specific bacterium, virus, or other agent.

Sexual Harassment

this includes but is not limited to: unwelcome or unwanted sexual advances, requests for sexual favours, and other verbal, physical, or visual conduct of a sexual nature when submission to such conduct is made, explicitly or implicitly, a term or condition of the education, academic evaluation, or other participation in the University or College community by a member of that community; or such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonable interference with work or academic performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work or academic environment.

Student

A registered student of Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources

University

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Warden

A person mandated to oversee activities of students in the Halls of Residence.