Admissions and Students
The University of KwaZulu-Natal is opposed to HIV testing of prospective, or returning students, for the determination of admission, or readmission suitability generally, nor shall the HIV status of such students be deemed relevant for the purposes of the selection of such students to the University.

7.1 Known HIV status will not be a consideration in the awarding of financial aid to students, nor is testing for HIV
in respect of the awarding of student loans a prerequisite.

7.2 A student who has failed to successfully fulfill their previous academic requirements as a direct result of being affected or infected with HIV & AIDS, and has accordingly been academically excluded from the University, shall have the same rights as all other students who have been excluded on academic grounds.

7.3. A student who has failed to fulfill their academic or financial requirements as a result of being affected or infected with HIV & AIDS and, as a consequence been denied financial assistance by the University, shall have the same rights as all other students who have been denied financial assistance.

7.4 Students with HIV & AIDS are expected to attend classes in accordance with the University‚Äôs rules and requirements for  as long as they are able to do so effectively. HIV & AIDS related illness should be considered under medical advisement if a student is unable to fulfill the requirements of his/her learning obligations.

7.5 HIV status will not be a valid ground for exclusion from the University
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