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UEA one of 39 UK universities who refused to divulge details of sexual harassment complaints

Out of 164 UK universities, UEA was one of 39 which refused to divulge any information relating to their sexual harassment complaints. Journalists from Al Jazeera Media Network sent identical Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to all 164 universities and higher education institutes in the UK, asking for information relating to reports of sexual misconduct,…

Arts

Review: Stacy at London’s Etcetera Theatre

Inkwell Productions set up by UEA students Seàn Bennett and Keelan Swift-Stalley with their friend Ruby Lambert, staged Jack Thorne’s Stacy, at Etcetera Theatre, London. Ned Caderni and Caoimhe Blair both made their debuts, in producing and directing respectively. The one-man play follows Rob, played by Peter Hardingham. In his twenties and working as a…

Features

Beth Bacon revisits the NeverOK campaign

How do you follow up with someone that has been sexually harassed or assaulted in the LCR? There’s a number of ways that we can follow up with someone – almost all of what happens next is down to the survivor to define what they want to happen. Students can anonymously report any incident so…

News

Warwick students will not return to campus

The two remaining students embroiled in Warwick’s group chat scandal will not be returning to the university. There have been protests on campus and calls for Warwick’s Vice Chancellor Stuart Croft to resign following the university’s handling of the situation, where the pair’s ten year bans from campus were reduced to just a year. Following…

Global

Google forced to adjust policy following walk out

Google employees walked out earlier this month over sexual harassment policies that have preserved a culture of turning a blind eye to both sexual harassment and discrimination. The technology giant has been forced to overhaul its policies following the direct action staged by staff. The walkout was organised by employees in response to claims that…

News

Joint anti-sexual harassment campaign

The university and SU have joined forces to create a new campaign focused on creating a zero-tolerance attitude towards sexual harassment, violence, and hate crimes, building on the SU’s already established ‘Never OK’ campaign. The new campaign comes in response to a report into sexual harassment published by Universities UK (UUK) earlier this year. The…

News

Sexual harassment an invisible problem at UK universities

The way universities in the UK deal with sexual harassment cases concerning university staff and students has been criticised by campaigners and academics. The Guardian reported that in many cases of students being sexually harassed by university students both parties are forced to sign non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). Confidentiality contracts signed in settlements allow the perpetrators…

Featured Posts, News

Sexual harassment at university going unreported

The NUS has claimed that 20% of students experience sexual harassment during their first week at university. Further, 66% of students don’t know how to report it. UUEAS has declined to indicate whether it could have done more to raise awareness of sexual harassment after only a handful of students at UEA reported sexual harasment…

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