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The University of Professional Studies (UPSA), a public tertiary institution in Accra has banned female students from wearing indecent dresses on campus, and that include short skirts, torn jeans and other such apparel that exposed vital parts of students’ body.
UPSA Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abednego F. O. Amartey stated the directive was based an observation that, some of the students the university admitted in the 2020/2021 academic year wore ‘very inappropriate dresses’ on campus, contrary to the professional ethics of the university.
‘I have noticed that some of you have started wearing short skirts all over the place. The UPSA is a professional institution and we dress very well. We have directed lecturers that if you dress in an inappropriate manner, they should remove you from the lecture halls.
You are not allowed to dress the way we have seen you dress these days. We allowed it in the past week because we assumed you did not know. Now you know, so there should not be excuses’.
We wait to see how this new directive will be implemented by UPSA.