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Promoting good campus relations: dealing with hate crimes and intolerance

 

This guidance has been produced to help higher education institutions deal with hate crimes and intolerance. Aiming to replace the previous Committee of Vice- Chancellors and Principals’ guidance on extremism and intolerance, this publication provides an overview of the ways in which institutions can encourage tolerance and respect and ensure that academic freedoms cannot be exploited to damage the legitimate freedoms of others.
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Response to Prime Minister's statement on tackling extremism in universities and colleges

17 September 2015
Universities have strong partnerships with the police and security services and have engaged with the Government’s Prevent strategy for a number of years. This new duty is a continuation of that work.

Promoting freedom of speech and ensuring safety on campus

2 April 2015
Universities are committed to the free exchange of ideas and are the natural place where any lawful ideas can be voiced and debated.
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Counter-extremism, Prevent and implications for universities

18 May 2016
The Queen’s Speech today included details of further legislation to “prevent radicalisation, tackle extremism and promote community integration” via a Counter-Extremism and Safeguarding Bill.