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University sexual assault epidemic revealed

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Guardian investigation finds sexual harassment at ‘epidemic levels’ at UK universities. After submitting over 100 Freedom of Information requests to universities up and down the country, The Guardian finds that at least 169 student allegations of sexual harassment, misconduct and gender violence by university staff made between 2011/12 and 2016/17. … Read More

Leeds dental lecturer accused of having numerous sexual encounters in office

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Dr Alec High, one of the universities dental lecturers, is said to have repeatedly engaged in sexual activity in his office overheard by colleagues. The General Dental Council (GDC) practise committee was today, Monday 23 January, told that four of High’s colleagues had reported overhearing sexual relations on numerous occasions … Read More

25% of freshers boycott York sexual consent talks

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A quarter of new students chose to walk out of York University’s first ever sexual consent talks after being handed flyers by an activist posing as a university official. Ben Froughi handed out flyers making clear that the sex talks were ‘non-compulsory’. Froughi argued: “Consent talks are patronising; if students … Read More

Sexual consent campaign gathers momentum in Leeds

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The Gryphon interviewed Amy Cousens about her sexual consent campaign. She is putting forward a proposal to the Leeds City Council to make it mandatory for all clubs and bars in Leeds to put up sexual consent posters, as well as giving staff sexual consent training. Firstly, could you tell me a … Read More

News | Leeds ranks high for sexual health services

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Leeds has been ranked among the top 5 Universities in the country for sexual health facilities and support. The result comes from a Sexual Health Report Card survey published by Superdrug. Bristol ranked no.1 in the report, being praised for its “forward-thinking delivery methods, setting up dedicated social media profiles … Read More

News | 'Sexual Harasser' contacts students

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Most people get a cake or bottle of Sainsbury’s basics vodka for their housemate’s birthday. The friends of Matt Glover-Smith had rather more elaborate plans in mind, designing, producing and printing business cards which identify Glover-Smith’s occupation as “Taxi inspector / Sexual Harasser.” A number of the cards were later … Read More

News | Spate of Hyde Park sexual assaults

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A student has been sexually assaulted in Hyde Park this week, following a spate of sexual offences in the area. Two individuals suspected of serial sexual molestation are currently being hunted by the West Yorkshire Police. A total of four incidents of sexual assault have taken place over the last … Read More

News | Fruity sexual assault arrest

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Police are investigating following a student’s claim that they were sexually assaulted in Fruity, LS can reveal. According to police, a 27 year old male student was detained by security staff before being arrested. The arrest followed a 19 year old female student telling police she was sexually assaulted in … Read More

News | Police rope off Hyde Park

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Woodhouse Moor was the subject of student speculation on Wednesday after a section of the park was cordoned off by police tape in the early hours of the morning, following an allegation of serious sexual assault. The police tape remained around the scene throughout the day, leading many students to … Read More