Dealing with disclosures
Formal Reporting Routes
Talking to the Harassment and Misconduct team or submitting a form through Report + Support does not constitute a formal report. Disclosures allow for students and PGRs to make an informed choice about their next steps.
Guidance on how to respond
Students and PGRs may a disclosure to any member of staff that they trust. This page will support you to respond with confidence. It gives guidance on how to provide a safe space for the student and the opportunity for them to make an informed choice about what action to choose to take. We don’t expect you to provide expert advice or long-term support.
Referring to Harassment and Misconduct Team
Supporting someone who has experienced abuse, violence, harassment, discrimination or bullying can be daunting. You don’t have to be an expert, and you’re not alone – we're here and can help you every step of the way. The Harassment and Misconduct team are here for you
Report + Support
Report and Support is an online disclosure tool for members of our community to report incidents of concern that they have witnessed or experienced. Students, staff and visitors of our university can use the platform to share with us that something has happened, either anonymously or providing their contact details.
Training, information and support for you
There are a range of training, information and resources to support you in dealing with disclosures.