Misconduct Offences imposing penalties :

Breaches of any of University regulations or policies are considered violations in the following cases:

  1. Disrupting teaching function or inducing it, or orchestrated absence of obligatory classes or activities according to the constitution and laws in force.
  2. Any abusive behavior contrary to public morality and decency.
  3. Any violations to the examinations rule or whatever prevent required calm.
  4. Any act of cheating, initiating or attempting cheating in the examinations.
  5. Damaging University properties or premises, caused intentionally.
  6. Causing nuisance or attempting to attack any individual in the campus
  7. Distributing brochures, stickers, wall magazines or leaflets in any way in places other than those designated according to constitution and laws in force.
  8. Collecting signatures which might undermine the university or its academic staff
  9. Organizing or calling for ceremonies, lectures or public forums in any premises or class in the university without prior permission from Faculty dean or Vice-Rector of Students affairs
  10. Breaking into any of the university premises, offices or formal meetings that students are not allowed to attend.
  11. Forming unions, bodies or societies that might break relevant laws and regulations
  12. Any act of insult or offence against any member of the academic staff, assistants or employees in the university
  13. Direct threat of attack against any member of the academic staff, assistants or employees in the university
  14. Physical attack against any member of the academic staff, assistants or employees in the university or against examinations' supervisors and monitors.
  15. Any act of insult or offence against any other student in the university campus
  16. Fraud, deceit, falsification of documents relating to the University or use false papers in university procedures
  17. Assuming characters of others to during examination or at any university requirements where personality evidence is required .
  18. Possessing, using or hiding any kind of weapon in the campus
  19. Any breach of any rules or regulation related to students' activity organizing in the campus

Primary Responsibility :

Competent authority in the university and the faculty has primary responsibility for the application of disciplinary procedures against students accused of violations under relative laws and regulations in the university as follows:

  1. Oral or written warning
  2. Written warning
  3. Exclusion of specific privileges
  4. Exclusion from attending classes of one of the courses, or a number of classes in a manner that would not affect the student's under the supervision of the head of the department
  5. Rescind an exam of any course
  6. Exclusion from taking one exam or more
  7. Withholding tests grades of one semester or more by a decision of the Council of Students Affairs on the recommendation of the College Council.
  8. Exclusion from attending classes or taking tests for one semester or more by a decision of the Council of Students Affairs on the recommendation of the College Council.
  9. Permanent exclusion from the faculty and the University by a decision of the Council of the President of the University after the approval of the University Council
  10. It is permissible to announce the decision of the expulsion and inform the student of this and a record of all proceedings shall be kept in the student's personal file
  11. Oral warning or written warning are directed against a student if he/she commits an offence listed under chapters 6/7/8/9/10/11/18 in violations regulation imposing penalties. In the case of repeated violations, sanction ranges to expulsion under Students' Affairs regulations
  12. Exclusion from attending classes of a course or more is imposed against a student who commits an offence listed under chapters 1/12/13/15 in violations regulation imposing penalties in this Code, and in accordance with Students Affairs' Unified System
  13. Student's examination shall be cancelled in one subject if he /she violates examinations rule inside examinations hall or outside , if such violations is related to the examination.
  14. Exclusion from one course in case of initiating cheating in the exam. Suspension of two courses or more in case of proven cheating and according to the kind of cheating
  15. Final dismissal in case of breaching any of the violations under chapters 1/12/13/15 in violations regulation imposing penalties in accordance with Students Affairs' Unified System

Competent authorities entitled to impose penalties:

  1. Student's instructor :
    Student's teacher is entitled to apply the first four disciplinary penalties mentioned in this Code in accordance with Students Affairs' Unified System if the student under disciplinary penalties during classes or activities. Head of the department should be informed of these penalties.
  2. Dean of the Faculty:
    Dean of the Faculty has the authority to apply the first six disciplinary penalties mentioned in this Code in accordance with Students Affairs' Unified System. The fifth and the sixth are applied only if the alleged violation is investigated as mentioned in University Students Affairs law and regulations with the consent of Faculty Council
  3. University Rector:
    University Rector has the authority to apply disciplinary penalties mentioned in this Code in accordance with Students Affairs' Unified System and with the recommendations of the disciplinary board at the University.

MEDICAL EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER

The Medical Education Development Centre (MEDC) was established by the decision of the Sana’a University Rector No. 672 of 2002. It marks an important event at FMHS since it is competent to review FMHS curricula and train FMHS teachers on the development of educational programs and on modern methods in the teaching and learning processes. Its duties include promoting the development and implementation of the Continuing Education Plan. This center oversees the Quality Assurance & Academic Accreditation Unit and the Sana’a University Journal of Medical Sciences.