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Tackling violence, harassment and hate crime

11 Mar 2020, 09:30 - 17:00
Woburn House,
Tavistock Square,
Kings Cross, London WC1H 9HQ


Universities UK is committed to tackling all forms of harassment at universities. Following two winter seminars on Tackling racial harassment and Managing staff to student misconduct at universities, we will be running our annual Tackling violence, harassment and hate crime at universities conference. We will be exploring a number of key issues, looking at the progress made, and scoping what more there is to do. Experts will highlight the intricacies of dealing with these issues and give you an opportunity to explore how best to tackle these in your own institution.

Why should you attend?

Universities are uniquely positioned to drive cultural change to help combat the pernicious problem of harassment and violence in our society. Our Changing the Culture: Two years on report highlighted some of the progress the sector has made, as well as room for improvement. This event will equip you with knowledge, tools, and networks that you can use to further drive change at your university, and safeguard your students from violence and harassment.

Who should attend?

This conference is open to all with an interest in the topic, but will be particularly useful for all university staff who have responsibility for or play a part in the management of student and staff services and wellbeing.

Relevant job titles include:

  • Director/Head of Student Services
  • Director/Head of Human Resources
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer/Manager
  • Head of Student Conduct and Appeals
  • Director/Head of Student Support & Wellbeing
  • Community Liaison Managers/ Community Engagement
  • Director/Head of Student Counselling
  • Director/Head of Student Wellbeing
  • Safeguarding Leads

If you have any questions about this or any other of our events, please contact us on events@universitiesuk.ac.uk or 020 7419 5535.

We have a range of sponsorship opportunities available at this event. Please contact Esther Dudley, Head of Events and Engagement for information, tel: 020 7419 5412; email: esther.dudley@universitiesuk.ac.uk.

Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Events Producer
Universities UK

Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK


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