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

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Universities UK calls for urgent action on racial harassment in higher education

24 November 2020
UUK has published a new set of recommendations designed to decisively tackle racial harassment as part of efforts to address racial inequality in UK higher education.

Universities UK publishes recommendations for reforms to make university admissions fairer and more transparent

13 November 2020
Universities UK [UUK] is today publishing its Fair Admissions Review recommendations, which will build greater levels of transparency, trust, and public understanding in admissions practices.

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Covid-19 silver linings: how the pandemic has increased opportunities for disabled university students

15 July 2020
AbilityNet's Amy Low explains how new ways of working brought about by the pandemic have resulted in improvements in accessibility and inclusion for disabled university students.

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Culture in the age of Covid-19: why universities must take centre stage

10 July 2020
Professor Dinah Birch sets out how the University of Liverpool has ensured cultural experiences in the city remain on offer to communities during lockdown.