Service declaration pertaining to learning environment and equal opportunity
UiB works to guarantee a healthy physical and psychosocial student environment, so as to ensure the best possible daily life for students.
UiB works to guarantee a healthy physical and psychosocial student environment, so as to ensure the best possible daily life for students. The learning environment at UiB shall promote creativity, learning, working capacity, health and well-being and be of such a nature that staff and students are respected, cared for and given responsibility. Various forms of misuse of authority will not be tolerated and no form of harassment will be accepted by the university or the student welfare organization.
Duties and responsibilities of the University relating to the learning environment:
- To ensure the best possible physical working environment for all students
- To ensure reasonably adequate coverage in terms of workplaces, including for new students
- To provide clear procedures in terms of complaints regarding individual incidents and reports of nonconformities, accidents and near misses.
The University expects you as a student to:
- Familiarize yourself with the rules regarding use of facilities and equipment, including rules for the use of the university’s reading rooms, PC rooms and the IT regulations
The University advises students to:
- Demonstrate a positive attitude towards maintaining a good learning environment, both physical and social.
- Participate in activities associated with the many organizations, clubs and associations owned and operated by students.
Duties and responsibilities of the University relating to equal opportunity and harassment:
- To ensure that equal opportunity/equal treatment is taken seriously
- To maintain a support apparatus that can deal with problems related to unfair treatment or harassment, should they arise.
- Continually promote awareness-raising to ensure wholesome and trustful relationships between students and staff members.
The University advises you as a student to:
- Not hesitate to speak out in the event you experience incidents that you perceive are personally offensive
- Consult your student adviser, social adviser or gender equality adviser if you experience that harassment does not cease