Rights and the duties of students
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Rights and the duties of students

The rights and the duties of students are defined in the Statute of “Integrated Business Faculty”-IBF in Articles:

  • General acts on the status of student at IBF-Articles 70-74
  • Rights of the students- Article 75
  • Duties of the students-Article 76
  • Convenience for the best students
  • Code of conduct

Article 75

  • Full-time studies and status of a full-time student, and part-time studies and a status of a part-time student
  • Enrollment and education under equal conditions determined with law, this Statute and with the general acts of IBF
  • Quality research and education process as envisaged in the curriculum,
    The right to self-determination of the quality of teaching and teachers,
    Participation in the management of the faculty, in accordance with the Law and this Statute,
    Protection of rights and duties before the bodies of the IBF,
    Protection of personality and dignity of the student from abuse
  • Decide about the type of studies
  • Continue studies in other high education institution if the Faculty ceases to function or if the student terminates the studies
  • Use the library and databases, space and equipment, software and other scientific and professional infrastructure of IBF;
  • Elect and be elected as a representative of the students in the Faculty bodies;
  • Use student standard services (accommodation, food, health care, etc.), public transportation, according to the conditions determined by law and the appropriate service providers;
  • Transfer to another high education institution, or other studies, while using the advantages of the ECTS;
  • Organize in forms of citizens’ associations and other forms of personal initiative;
  • Continue the interrupted studies;
  • Use recess of no less than 60 days within a calendar year;
  • Receive state or other scholarships, or to use a financial credit for support during studies;
  • Cooperate with other students in the country and abroad
  • Acquire other rights in accordance with law and this Statute.

Article 76

  • To comply with their obligations arising from the Statute, as well as to respond to violations of these obligations.
  • To use the card for the electronic recording system for entering and exiting IBF.
  • To develop Term paper each academic year during the study from a seminar they have attended. The costs for attending seminars that are related to organized transport, accommodation facility and publication of a brochure of the seminar will be borne by each student individually.

    Code of Conduct regulates the following aspects of employees’ behavior of and students of IBF:

General Information about the IBF Policies

Alcohol policy
IBF is a "dry" faculty and has a no-alcohol policy. Students are not allowed to possess or consume alcohol while in any IBF facility on the Faculty grounds. Including the off-site Student Housing Program, violators are subject to the provisions set in the Code of Conduct. Macedonian law prohibits the consumption or alcoholic beverages by persons under the age of 18, The Faculty expects all members of the community to conduct themselves in a responsible manner when consuming alcohol in general. Drunkenness and public Intoxication are unacceptable and those students (at all ages) who violate this norm will be subject to disciplinary sanctions.

Drug-free workplace
IBF is a drug-free workplace and the Faculty will not tolerate the manufacture, distribution, dispensation, sale, purchase, possession, offer to sell, and/or use of any illegal drugs at any IBF facility or at any IBF function. Any student found to have violated this policy will be subject to arrest and disciplinary action.

Computer network and internet access policy
The Internet is a worldwide network of computers that contains millions of pages of information and advertisements. Users are cautioned that many of these pages include offensive, sexually explicit, and inappropriate material. In general, it is difficult to avoid at least some contact with this material while using the Internet. Even innocuous search requests may lead to sites with highly offensive content. Additionally, having an email address on the Internet may lead to receipt of unsolicited email (i.e.”spam") containing offensive content. Users accessing the Internet do so at their own risk; IBF is not responsible for material viewed or downloaded from the Internet by users. Users should be aware that IBF monitors use of Its Internet and email system and that a student's Internet and email access are the property of IBF. IBF’s monitoring activities may change periodically to comply with specific legislation. It is important that students read each section of the Policy that affects their work because they will in the future, be deemed to be aware of Its contents in the event that there is any breach of IBF policy. IBF encourages the use of electronic and technological media In the conduct of Ks business. IBF expects students to use these facilities sensibly and to act professionally. For example, when sending email messages, students should use the same safeguards and precautions as they would when sending a fax or letter and should not act on impulse. Similarly, students should exercise proper judgment as to which Internet sites they visit. IBF accepts that It Is sometimes difficult to determine the boundaries between acceptable and unacceptable behavior; consequently, the Faculty has set down guidelines for the use of IBF IT systems (these guidelines may be amended from time to time). If a student does not understand any of the following rules, he or she should discuss them with an Academic Computing staff member. Students will be subject to disciplinary action if they violate the Policy or otherwise abuse or misuse the system. Depending upon the severity of the offence the students may also be subject to summary dismissal. E-mail and Internet use at IBF is governed by the following policy:

Computer network use limitations
Among prohibited activities, the Faculty's computer network may not be used to disseminate, view, or store commercial or personal advertisements, solicitations, promotions, destructive codes (e.g., viruses, Trojan horse programs, etc.). or any other unauthorized materials. At all times users are responsible fоr the professional, ethical, and lawful use of the computer system. Use of the computer is a privilege that may be revoked at any time by the Faculty.

Communication of trade secrets
Unless expressly authorized to do so, users are prohibited from sending, transmitting, or otherwise distributing proprietary information, data, trade secrets, or other confidential Information belonging to the Faculty. Unauthorized dissemination of such material may result in severe disciplinary action as well as substantial civil and criminal penalties under state Economic Espionage (intellectual property) laws.

All intellectual property treated in the course of study or employment by the Faculty or a
Faculty-sponsored project belongs to IBF. All computer equipment, software, and
facilities used by students and employees are also proprietary to IBF, including all
documents, materials, and email created. Accordingly, students and employees should
use IBF property and Intellectual property only in the work context and solely for
the benefit of IBF. IBF reserves the right to monitor, access, retrieve,
review, and delete the following without notifying the individual concerned: all entail
sent, received, or in the course of composition; mail boxes and private directories: all
use of the Internet and all other communication techniques deployed while using the system: music and movies; and any third party screen savers, software, materials, etc, on the system. IBF also reserves the right to withdraw any of the facilities privileges provided by the Faculty If the Faculty considers that a student's or employee's use of them is in any way unacceptable.

Field trips
Field trips and off-campus tours of other businesses, NGOs, Faculties, working studios, or other Faculty-related off-campus activities are part of the educational experience at IBF. Each student should sign a field trip waiver for each off-campus outing (available through the sponsoring faculty and/or academic department). The Faculty expects that students will conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times during on and of)-campus activities. The Code of Conduct applies to all Faculty events both on and off-campus.

Loyalty, honestyand appearance
The faculty, staff and students are expected to behave in loyal and fair manner regarding communicating correct, true, complete and on-time information about IBF’s programs, activities, policies, procedures and practices, inside and outside the IBF. Casual dressing code and appearance is preferable for staff, faculty and students during their stay at the IBF facilities. The violation of this section is a misdemeanor, punishable by notice, dismissal or exclusion in dependence of the gravity and repeated numbers of violation.

Intellectual property
Broadly speaking, intellectual properly refers to copyrighted material, designs, patents, trademarks, inventions, ideas, know-how, business Information, and lists. Most images text, and materials are protected by copyright; trademarks protect others. The downloading, possession, distribution, or copying of a copyrighted work-for example, a document, book, software program, on-line teaching guidelines/text/exercises etc. or video—is an Infringement of copyright unless the person downloading is properly authorized to do so by the copyright owner. Therefore, absent authorization from the copyright owner, these activities are prohibited. These basic principles also apply to materials obtained from third parties such as customers, other companies, information services, and Internet sites. Students should address inquiries or concerns to the appropriate Faculty or staff member.

The Director of IBF, of his authorized person, issues and appropriate document for the rights and duties of the students in accordance with this Statute and Code of conduct