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Changing the culture: directory of case studies

Since the publication in October 2016 of Changing the culture: report of the Universities UK Taskforce examining violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students, universities and students’ unions have been continuing to evolve thinking and best practice. ​

This directory of case studies details responses from universities, including a wide range of innovative projects, from improving incident reporting procedures, to improving student and staff training in this area. It is a deve​loping resource bank that will continue to grow as universities share initiatives and experiences within the UK and internationally.​

News

Universities UK pledges new support for universities to take urgent action on tackling racial harassment

23 October 2019
Responding to the Equality and Human Rights Commission report on racial harassment in higher education, UUK has pledged to lead-cross sector action to support universities to take effective and urgent steps to prevent and respond to racial harassment

Survey demonstrates positive university progress in tackling harassment and hate crime, but highlights areas for improvement

9 October 2019
Almost 100 universities have been surveyed by Universities UK as a follow-up to its harassment and hate crime taskforce (Changing the Culture), exploring how institutions are addressing some of the challenges raised and acting on its recommendations.

Blog

Supporting care experienced students through university

8 October 2019
UUK's Amy Dicks sets out what universities can do to address the challenges care experienced people face when accessing and completing an undergraduate degree.

Higher education policy priorities for the new prime minister

31 July 2019
UUK's Karmjit Kaur on how new Prime Minister Boris Johnson can can help maximise the role of universities for both his domestic and global ambitions.