If you have experienced any form of bullying, harassment, victimisation or discrimination by another student or a member of University staff, you may wish to report this to the University so it can be investigated under discipline procedures.
The University does not have the power to determine if criminal activity has occurred or to investigate if it has, only the Police can do this. Please visit our page on ‘Make a report direct to an external agency’ for information on how to do this. However, we can investigate possible breaches of our Code of Student Discipline, staff ordinances and Respect at Work and Study policy.
The process for submitting a complaint directly to the University for consideration of action without first speaking to an Adviser depends on whether the complaint relates to a student or member of staff. The detail of the reporting processes are set out in the sections below.
The University takes all reports of student and staff misconduct seriously. Details of the University’s disciplinary proceedings for students and staff respectively are set out in the Code of Student Discipline and the Staff Disciplinary Procedure (Ordinance 68, Part 2, Schedule 2). respectively. These exist as a framework through which appropriate action can be taken in response.
If you want to speak to an Adviser to discuss your options before submitting a formal report to the University, you can do this by submitting a report through Report and Support and speaking with one of our Advisers. You can also report an incident anonymously through Report and Support.