Lusaka University bans bars from wearing crop-tops and shorts on campus – ZimEye

University of Lusaka bars wear crop tops and shorts on campus

By James Gwati – The University of Lusaka announced a dress code on and off campus on Wednesday.

Some of the dress restrictions include the wearing of shorts for both male and female students.

Below is the University’s memorandum detailing the dress code:

Lusaka University Dress Code Memo

REMINDER TO OUR VALUED STUDENTS
CLOTHING AND APPEARANCE
The University wishes to encourage its esteemed students to adopt a style of dress and
appearance that would be acceptable in different areas of work and society in general.
Thus, students are required to observe proper manner of dressing and appearing while
attend classes or engage in other academic activities on or off campus. Therefore, the
the following, although not exhaustive, would be considered inappropriate dress and/or
appearance:
Clothing with derogatory, offensive and/or obscene messages either in words or
pictures
Political badges.
Male student undershirts (i.e. vests, monkeys).
The pants of male and female students who display or show undergarments/underwear or
skin. This includes, but is not limited to, saggy and ripped jeans.
Pairs of student shorts.
Shirts or blouses that reveal underwear or cleavage, mid-length tops that leave
exposed skin, crop tops, tank tops or bare backs; suggestive, excessively tight, or
revealing clothing (dresses and short skirts) and any other inappropriate attire.
Clothing made of any sheer material, fishnet or very loose fabric,
unless other clothing is worn underneath.
Close-fitting fabric clothing such as leggings that are worn without a tunic-
blouse style. Cyding or Biker shorts should not be worn to go to the dass, to
examination rooms or the library.
All students must adhere to the guidelines set forth.
K Kapalayi (Me)
CLERK
UNIVERSITY OF LUSAKA
REGISTRAR’S OFFICE
SEPTEMBER 2 1, 2022

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