Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment

What is sexual harassment?

  • Sexual harassment is unwanted behaviour of a sexual nature and can involve online and verbal comments, gestures or physical touching/assault. It can violate your dignity, make you feel intimidated, degraded or humiliated and creates a hostile or offensive environment.
  • Sexual harassment is not acceptable behaviour. Reporting it, whether anonymously or not, can help to alter this behaviour and make the university safer for all.
  • Incidents can still be considered sexual harassment even if the alleged harasser didn't intend this.
  • Sexual harassment doesn't have to be intentionally directed at a specific person, it can be a one-off incident or ongoing.

Our online reporting system

You can report anonymously, log a report, or request to speak to a case manager in confidence. The role of the case manager is to assist you in understanding the various options available to you and to provide you with support in making a decision about the best option for you. The case manager may seek to refer you to appropriate sources of support and/or help to manage any subsequent actions taken.

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