University Sexual Violence and Misconduct Liaison Officers
Jill Stevenson - Director of Student Support Services
I have been leading the University’s strategy to prevent and tackle sexual violence for over three years, and I am really passionate about ensuring that our university is a place where anyone affected by sexual or gender-based violence can feel comfortable to come forward, report it and access support, safe in the knowledge that they will be believed. Being trained as an SVMLO has also helped me to understand what more we can do as a university to work with our partners to strengthen the support framework for students and staff.
Jennifer Paton - Head of HR Partnering
Working in HR, it was important for me to participate in the SVMLO training and to join the SVMLO team as I am committed to the University’s strategy for preventing sexual violence and misconduct. I want to ensure that staff and students affected by sexual violence and misconduct receive the best support possible and are provided with information on their options. I want anyone affected by sexual violence to know that we will help them get the support they need.
Lisa Watterson – Student Hub Supervisor
I felt it was important to become an SVMLO as I recognise the importance of this role. I am passionate about being able to offer support and guidance to anyone who has been affected by sexual
Danyl Speirs – Information Support Assistant
As a Mental Health First Aider and vocally out member of staff, I felt becoming an SVMLO was a natural progression to my role in the Library Team and as a member of the LGBTQ+ Support