Epiphany Term 2023
We would like to update our community on two recent cases that were considered by Senate Discipline Committee.
One student was permanently expelled from the University following a serious breach of the Non-academic Misconduct Disciplinary Procedure.
One student was permanently expelled from the University following a serious breach of the Sexual Misconduct and Violence Policy.
Our Senate Discipline Committee said: “As part of our drive to ensure we create a respectful and inclusive University culture we expect staff and students to adhere to the University's values on behaviour and our regulations on conduct. If a student breaks the law or breaches University regulations, we take swift and decisive action.
“This approach has seen an increase in cases reported to us, but we see this as our community growing in confidence that we will act appropriately in response to such reports; and we are resolved that it will not deter us from our commitment.”
Further support and information
Sexual violence and misconduct - We take reports of bullying and harassment, hate incidents, sexual misconduct and domestic abuse seriously. All staff, students and visitors to our campus are able to use our online tool to report any form of unwanted behaviour reportandsupport.durham.ac.uk.