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Sexual Misconduct and Violence

At Durham University, we recognise that sexual misconduct and violence, including, but not limited to, rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking and domestic abuse, are matters of international concern impacting university communities.

Through our Sexual Misconduct & Violence Operations Group, we are focused on making Durham a safer place to live, work and study.
For general enquiries, get in touch via email
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Prevention and Response

Please see our Policy and Procedure page to access the Sexual Misconduct and Violence Policy and related procedures, Get Support page to learn more about internal and external support resources, Reporting an Incident to learn more about reporting options, and Training and Education to learn about the prevention and response courses available for students and employees.

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Policy and Procedure

Information and documents relating to the Sexual Misconduct and Violence Policy and related procedures.
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Get Support

Whether you choose to make a formal report or not, you are able to access support if you have been subjected to any form of sexual misconduct and violence.
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Reporting an Incident

If you are subjected to any form of sexual misconduct and violence, you have reporting options.
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Report and Support

All staff, students and visitors to our campus are able to use this online tool to report an incident or seek support.

Prevention and Response Training

See the full SMV: Prevention and Response Training Programme available for student and employees.
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External Resources

Find information on external specialist services available to offer support and advice.

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Get in touch

Get in touch with the sexual misconduct and violence team.

Media Enquiries

Any media enquiries, should be directed to the Communications Team.


+44 (0)191 334 6446