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Equal Opportunities and Sexual Harassment

The University is committed to the active pursuit of equal opportunity in all areas of its operation. Discrimination and harassment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy, marital status, disability, family circumstances and race are *unlawful and will not be tolerated. Complaints about discrimination or harassment will be taken seriously by the University and will be handled promptly and in strictest confidence. For details, please refer to the website on Equal Opportunitiesy and Inclusive Culture of the Personnel Office.

Students are encouraged to take part in the Online Training Module on Preventing Sexual Harament on Campus offered by the Equal Opportunities Commission. A funding scheme is available to support extra-curricular activities which include and engage students with special educational needs (SSEN) and promote the awareness among the University community on campus inclusion. Student organizations may contact the Campus Life and Support Team of the Office of Student Affairs (email to sacla@hkbu.edu.hk or call 34115894) should they have concerns on equal opportunities and sexual harassment while organizing their events.

*Members of the University should take note of the legislation on equal opportunities in Hong Kong [including the Sex Discrimination Ordinance (SDO), the Disability Discrimination Ordinance (DDO), the Family Status Discrimination Ordinance (FSDO) and the Race Discrimination Ordinance (RDO)] which makes it unlawful for anyone to discriminate against another person.