A sample of recent cases in which Baha’is, who have been accepted into higher education, have been expelled from university during the course of their studies:
On 12 December 2010, a Baha’i student was expelled from Payam-e Noor University of Alavicheh – a small town near Najafabad in Isfahan Province. He was studying computer science and was about to finish his first semester.
On 13 December 2010, a Baha’i student from Tehran, who was in her last semester of an accountancy degree at the University of Payam-i-Nour, Damavand branch, was expelled.
On 20 December 2010, a Baha’i who was studying at the Engineering School of Natural Resources at Yazd University was denied access to his online student account. Subsequently, he found out that his name has been deleted from the system. School authorities referred him to the National Education Measurement and Evaluation Organization (EMEO) in Tehran. On 27 December, he went to EMEO to follow up and the person in charge stated that according to the provisions set out by the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution, Baha’is have no right to higher education; however, the official refused to give the student a written document stating the reason for his expulsion.
On 7 January 2011, a Baha’i studying linguistics at Mazandaran University, Babolsar branch, was expelled.
On 9 April 2011, a student of applied accounting at the Isfahan Institute of Industrial Management, was expelled.