Bishop Stuart University (BSU) located in Mbarara has banned its male students from wearing sandals, ripped jeans trousers, shorts, braided/plaited hairstyles, tattoos, piercings and uncombed hair.
The university also banned its female students from wearing miniskirts and short dresses, mini pants, ripped jeans/trousers and tattoos.
In a notice by the university’s Dean of Students, Rev. Francis Muhangi issued on December 1, the new dress code started applying to all students on December 2, 2021.
Muhangi said students who wear anything contradicting the new dress code will be prohibited from accessing the university premises.
“This is to bring to your notice that effective December 2, 2021, no one will be allowed to access the university premises, lecture rooms, offices or chapel with that dress code,” the dean said.
The university is a private not for profit education institution established by the Church of Uganda.