It also offers advice regarding how to respect people's sexualities, religion, race, age and more.
But it is just that - guidance. Guidance you can read for yourself here.
Nevertheless, speaking to The Sun, Andrew Allison, of the Freedom Association, said: “Universities are supposed to be places where ideas are freely debated.
“This is Orwellian and ridiculous.
“Staff and students ought to ignore it and have a good Christmas.”
Meanwhile, some publications have used the word 'ban' in their headline and this misleading coverage has dominated coverage of the story on social media.
A spokesperson from the university told indy100: “This guidance was produced with our staff and students and is part of our shared commitment to making Brighton a place where everyone feels respected and valued.
"The guidance is exactly that. Words are not ‘banned’ at Brighton, and neither is Christmas – as is clear from the decorations and Christmas trees in our buildings and across our campuses.”
They added they recently enjoyed the Christmas dinner in the uni's on-campus restaurant and even wore a Christmas hat and pulled a cracker.
Hardly 1984, then.
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