Reports made by or relating to either staff, students or other users will be kept confidential within the appropriate University departments and not shared unless necessary. An individual’s information will only be disclosed outside of the relevant department in accordance with statutory requirements and data protection legislation.
What is your connection with the University?
Are you making a report on behalf of yourself or someone else?
Nature of Incident(s) Reported
Which of the following best describes the situation your report relates to? Please choose one, you will have the opportunity to provide further details on the next page.
The definitions provided on this page are not a definitive list, we take all forms of unacceptable behaviour seriously. If you are unsure please click 'other unacceptable behaviour'.
Offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour involving the misuse of power that can make a person feel vulnerable, upset, humiliated, undermined or threatened.
Unlawful discrimination means treating someone or a group of people badly, or less favourably than others, on the basis of certain personal attributes based on one of the nine protected characteristics in the Equality Act (2010). These are age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief (including lack of belief), and sexual orientation.
Domestic abuse is an incident or pattern of a pattern of behaviour of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour, including sexual violence. It can happen at any point in a relationship, including after you have split up.
Unwanted physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct which may intentionally or unintentionally violate a person’s dignity or create an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment which interferes with an individual’s learning, working or social environment e.g. public humiliation, personal insults, stalking or offensive emails or comments on social networking sites. This category includes sexual harassment which is unwanted and unwelcome words, conduct, or behaviour of a sexual nature
A hate crime is when someone commits a crime against you because of your race, religion, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other perceived difference. A hate crime doesn’t have to include physical violence, it can include offensive language, someone harassing you because of who you are, or who they think you are someone and/or posting abusive or offensive messages about you online.
When an individual or a group attacks a person physically, with or without the use of a weapon, or threatens to hurt that person. It can include pushing, punching, kicking, using weapons or physically restraining another person.
Sexual violence is defined as a sexual act committed against someone without that person's freely given consent, this includes completed or attempted acts and those that relate to alcohol/drug- facilitated acts. There are many different kinds of sexual violence that exist including but not limited to rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse and sexual harassment. Sexual violence can be psychological and/or physical.
When you experience negative or detrimental treatment because you have done something that you are legally entitled to do, including making a complaint or acting as a witness.
Please provide any further details about the behaviour or incident(s) you are reporting.
Did the behaviour or incident(s) you are reporting take place online or offline?
Do you know the person/people who caused and/or were involved with the behaviour/incident(s)?
Hate (Prejudice related) incident(s)
If the incident(s) happened to you, please tell us if you believe it is was motivated by prejudice in relation to any of the following characteristics (select all options that apply).
If you are making a disclosure on behalf of someone else, please tell us if they believe it was motivated by prejudice in relation to any of the following characteristics (select all options that apply).
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If you prefer not to supply the above details, please tick below to report anonymously
Please remember, If you choose to report something anonymously, this means that we will not be able to contact you and offer you any advice or support. However, your report will inform our proactive work to identify and address unacceptable behaviour. If you are reporting your concern anonymously, we will not be able to follow up with you to ask for further supporting evidence, so please ensure that you have included all relevant information before you submit your report. You can still chose to report and provide you details at a later date.
Can you tell us why you've chosen to report anonymously today? (tick all that apply)
Please review the answers you have provided below. If you need to change any, you can navigate back to the relevant screen.
Please provide any further details about the behaviour or incident(s) you are reporting
If it was experienced in person, where did this occur?
Any additional information
Your first and last name:
Your email address, if you are a student or member of staff this should be your University email address:
Your preferred contact telephone number:
Can you tell us why you've chosen to report anonymously today?