The provisions contained in this section confer privileges not entitlements.
In the event of death of a student on College while school is in session, the University shall, in liaison with the family, provide a standard coffin to carry the remains of the deceased to his/her home as indicated on his/her student registration form.
All lectures, seminars, tutorials, laboratory sessions and other academic activities on the college in which the deceased was registered shall be suspended for the day on which the burial occurs.
In the event of death of a student while school is in session, the University may provide transport to a limited number of students to accompany the body of the deceased on its repatriation to his or her home.
When a student dies during recess, the University shall not bear any responsibility for any arrangements or costs in relation to the funeral of the deceased student.
Every student escorting the remains of a deceased student or attending the funeral of a deceased student shall be expected not to engage in any conduct that brings the University into disrepute and should complete a form that he/she has gone away from campus stating the reason.
Every Open and Distance Learning, City Campus or week end classes student who passes on (dies) when the university is in session; the University shall not bear any costs (transport, food or coffin) for the funeral; except for staff attending the burial. Parents and/or guardians are responsible for the student death arrangements.
Pursuant to section 17.5; students must make sure that their students records are duly completed and updated with names and contacts of their next of kin.
A student who falls sick while on campus; the university shall endaevour to bring the student to the university clinic that's for Bunda and NRC resident students. For ODL and City campus students; the University shall provide transport to the nearest health facility