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Bullying and Harassment

Advice and Guidance if you are dealing with bullying or harassment

The University is committed to providing a positive experience for all students and staff and the University will not condone any form of bullying or harassment.

What is Bullying or Harassment?

Bullying is offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour involving the misuse of power that can make a person feel vulnerable, upset, humiliated, undermined or threatened.

Harassment is unwanted conduct related to a protected characteristic, which has the purpose or effect of violating an individual's dignity, or creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment.

Further information and examples of Bullying and Harassment

What is the University’s Stance?

The University operates a zero-tolerance policy towards harassment and bullying.

Harassment and/or bullying is unacceptable and considered to be a serious disciplinary offence.  Any reported incidents will be taken seriously and treated confidentially. Please read the University's Bullying and Harassment policy (EQ10). 

Where can you get support?

If you have witnessed or experienced an incident you feel uncomfortable with, please see the below options:

  1. Report and Support is a student-only reporting system. We encourage students to report any incidents through the Report + Support online system. You can report anonymously or report to receive a response from an adviser. 
  2. Dignity and Respect Advisor. You can arrange to speak with a D&R adviser to have a confidential chat. To speak with a D & R Advisor, please contact the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Office,

Other options - you can also speak with: 

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