A dedicated webpage is available with more information on the University’s disciplinary policy, how we can help you, as well as videos, factsheets and PDF guides covering the topics of stalking, domestic violence and sexual violence.
The trauma-sensitive support provided by the University’s Duty, Assessment, and Inclusivity team (DAI) includes holistic assessment, risk management alongside practical and emotional support, with the aim of enabling students to successfully complete studies.
The University also works collaboratively with a range of partners to offer support to students who have been subjected to violence.
Loughborough University support services:
- The University’s Mental Wellbeing team
- Student Advice and Support Service
- The Accessibility and Disability Office
- The Incident Reporting Tool
- Lisa Vine drop-in appointments
- The University’s Security team
- Your Hall Warden
External support services:
- Victim First – A free, independent and confidential service for victims of crime across Leicestershire and Rutland
- UAVA (United Against Violence and Abuse) – A consortium of three local providers of domestic and sexual violence services
- Zinthiya Trust – A service supporting women fleeing abuse and honour-based violence
- Karma Nirvana – Helping victims of forced marriage and honour-based violence
- NHS – Find your nearest rape and sexual assault referral centre
- Quetzal – A free counselling service for women who have been a victim of childhood sexual abuse
- Living without Abuse – The Amber Project – A provider which offers a number of services for those who are being abused physically and/or mentally.
Remember, if you need urgent support please call Mental Health Crisis Support on 0116 2953060, visit your GP or phone 111.
At 7pm today (25 November), there will be a panel discussion on violence against women taking place led by Loughborough Students’ Union. Featuring professionals in the criminology field and charities, they will be raising awareness of the issues women face, and the steps that can be taken to prevent and change this through education and liberation. More information and joining instructions can be found here.
You can find out further information and other organisations to contact by visiting our online incident webpages.