Courses | Sexual consent on campus
Sexual consent on campus
For many of students, going to university is their first experience of living away from home. Becoming a student should be one of the most exciting and rewarding times of their life where they will get to meet new friends, grow their independence and learn new skills.
However, it may surprise you that sexual assault is a growing problem amongst the student population, which must be tackled by Higher Education institutions to ensure students a safe, learning environment.
In a recent survey of over 2800 students in Cambridge and Edinburgh revealed that almost 50% of those surveyed had been “groped, pinched or grabbed", a third had experienced sexual harassment on campus and that over 100 had experienced "attempted serious sexual assault". The NUS recently reported that 1 in 7 women had experienced an "attempted serious sexual assault".
This course tackles the subject of sexual consent in an engaging and impactful way so that students will learn: