If you are confronted with undesirable conduct in your study/work placement situation, you may contact an AUAS Confidential Adviser.
If you have any questions or complaints relating to undesirable conduct you can contact the Confidential Adviser regarding undesirable conduct. You can tell them about the situation and discuss what you could do. The Confidential Adviser will ensure your question or complaint is handled confidentially, seek a solution together with you, and provide assistance should you decide to file a formal complaint.
Confidential Advisers are appointed by the Executive Board and have an independent position within the AUAS.
If you are confronted with conduct of a sexual nature which you experience as undesirable or threatening, this is considered sexual harassment. Comments relating to appearance, suggestive remarks with a double meaning and advances are examples of this.
Aggression and violence include incidents in which you, as a student, are physically or psychologically harassed, threatened or attacked, or bullied.
Discrimination includes comments, expressed in any way whatsoever, which are insulting to the person concerned in connection with their ethnicity, origin, religion, gender, beliefs, handicap and/or sexual orientation.
These Regulations are an elaboration of Article U-1 of the 2005 Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) for higher professional education and constitute part of the AUAS Students' Charter. Distinctive aspects of these Regulations are: