4.3.5.Equality and Diversity Policy

Lebanese University -LU promotes ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education. In this sense, the university host events that are open for youth and adults in formal and non-formal education. As a public university, its educational and national mission, the events are open to the general public beyond the university campus, whether lectures or conferences and not included courses for non-students.

All activities have Terms of Reference and selection criteria of candidates based on academic profile, no discrimination on the basis of gender, religion, disability or ethnicity

The LU works in a diverse environment and follows an inclusion policy for all students and social categories. The LU needs no specific policy creation regarding accessibility because the core values of the LU, as a public free access institution, include equality of all, regardless of ethnicity, religion, disability or gender. This encompasses access to all its education activities whether on-campus or off-campus

LU ensures that access to the following activities is accessible to all, regardless of ethnicity, religion, disability or gender.

  1. Campaign on dental hygiene

The students of the Faculty of Dentistry of the Lebanese University organized an "awareness campaign " about how attention to " dental hygiene " for students of elementary and middle grades in secondary first Barajneh tower. During the campaign, school students were given brushes, toothpaste and mouthwash to motivate them to pay more attention to their dental health (April 4, 2019).

  1. Conference on magnetic pollution

At March 23, 2019, the North Engineers Syndicate organized a conference on "magnetic pollution" under the patronage of Prime Minister Saad Hariri and with the participation of professors from the Lebanese University, the Association of Communications and Informatics Engineers of the North Engineers Syndicate, in cooperation with IEEE Lebanon, is organizing the scientific conference " Electromagnetic Pollution and its Impact on the Health of Communities ".

  1. International Conference

The Lebanese University participates through the "Faculty of Arts" in the International Conference of Social Work.

  1. Conference

Conference on the "Concept of civil society".

  1. Seminar

The Lebanese University Faculty of Science (Branch 1) organized a seminar entitled “PhD in Germany: available possibilities and application processes” that was held on Monday, 14 January 2019, at the Doctoral School of Sciences and Technology (9:30 – 13:30). The seminar targets students in different fields of natural sciences who are interested to apply for a PhD (or a master thesis) in universities and institutes in Germany (e.g. TUM, LMU, Max Plank, Fraunhofer).

  1. Campaign

Campaign launch by the Lebanese University and the Lebanese Environmental Scout Organization, On February 2, 2019. The campaign consisted on raise environmental awareness in the field of waste sorting from the source for 2019, within the framework of the existing cooperation with the Municipality of Tripoli and the students of the Lebanese University - Faculty of Public Health. The campaign included a practical training activity on sorting, recycling and reuse, and an explanation of the risks posed by the wrong treatment of household waste, through interactive games and presentations by the participants.

  1. Open doors event

Open doors at the Saint Michel complex in Ras Maska.

  1. Academic orientation

The Saint Joseph Kornet Shahwan School realized for academic orientation activity for secondary school students dedicated to the Lebanese University on Thursday, February 21, 2019. The meeting was organized by Dr. Christel Nassar, the coordinator of the days, under the supervision of Dean Jean-David. Representatives from the colleges attended: dentistry, engineering, fine arts, public health, media, arts, language and translation center, business administration, agriculture.

  1. Traditional evening

A traditional evening with a Russian flavor, sponsored by the "Faculty of Arts" - 3 in Tripoli (6/3/2019). Lebanese University, Professor Fouad Ayoub , the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - the third branch has completed its first activities and hosted the Folklore and Russian Folklore Band " Yarmarka " which hosted an interesting traditional ceremony at the Beat El Fun Theater in Al-Azm Cultural Center - The port area - Tripoli. The ceremony was attended by the representative of President Najib Mikati, Mr. Muqbel Malak, Director of the Russian Cultural Center in Lebanon, Vadim Zajikov, Director of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities - Section III Dr. Jacqueline Ayoub, Director of the Faculty of Engineering - First Branch Dr. Adel Al Hallaq, Secretary General of the Central Administration at the Lebanese University Sahar Alamuddin, Secretary of the University Council, Blessed Tanios, in addition to a large number of representatives of political parties, a crowd of doctors, members of the Russian community, republics of the former Soviet Union, literary and intellectual activities, and representatives of associations.

  1. International Conference

The Lebanese University participates in the Emirates International Dental Conference and the Arab Dental Exhibition - IDC (4/2/2019). It involved the Lebanese University, headed by Prof. Fouad Ayoub in the biggest events worldwide in the field of dentistry - UAE International Dental Conference and Exhibition Arab Dental " athasyia Dubai. The IDC represented an opportunity for all workers in the industry, to get acquainted with the latest research and equipment in the field of dentistry, and also provides space for creating business partnerships and sharing information to improve the private dental sector.

  1. Training of teachers in public schools

The Faculty of Pedagogy at the LU undertook the training of teachers in public schools, as part of a tailored program.

  1. ANA AQRA Association

The Lebanese University established an agreement with ANA AQRA Association on 19 June 2018 (doc 44) aiming to develop skills of the students from the education faculty allowing them to teach children with more competencies by using the new technology and tools.

  1. Lebanese Educational Center for Research and Development

The Lebanese University established an agreement with the Lebanese Educational Center for Research and Development signed on 26 April 2018 (doc 45) aiming to spread culture and awareness in the Lebanese society, developing human resources skills, joint analyses, developing values and integration in the Lebanese society.