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a person studying at Brunel University London for a first degree
a student who has obtained a degree from a university and is pursuing studies for a more advanced taught qualification
a student who has obtained a degree from a university, etc, and is pursuing studies for a more advanced research qualification
Bullying is offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour involving the misuse of power that can make a person feel vulnerable, upset, humiliated, undermined or threatened. Harassment is when someone intentionally or unintentionally violates a person’s dignity or creates an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment, which interferes with an individual’s learning, working or social environment.
A range of criminal behaviour where the perpetrator is motivated by hostility or demonstrates hostility towards the victim's disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity. A hate crime can include verbal abuse, intimidation, threats, harassment, assault and bullying, as well as damage to property.
Mental wellbeing concerns can refer to a range of mental health conditions and can affect the way an individual thinks, feels and behaves. Mental health symptoms include; withdrawal from friends/family, changes in eating, suicidal thoughts, extreme mood changes, prolonged feelings of sadness, alcohol or drug abuse, having paranoia or hallucinations and issues understanding and relating to situations or people.
Online harassment is the act of sending offensive, rude, and insulting messages and being abusive. This may include upsetting or humiliating comments on posts, photos and in chat rooms, social media or being explicitly offensive on gaming sites. Stalking is unwanted, repeated, obsessive and/or controlling behaviours that makes someone distressed or scared. This may occur in person or via the use of online services and/or mobile communication.
Relationship abuse (sometimes known as domestic violence) can be any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members. Including so-called ‘honour’-based violence and forced marriage.
Sexual harassment is unwanted and unwelcome words, conduct, or behaviour of a sexual nature that has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, embarrassing, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for the recipient.
Sexual violence is any unwanted sexual act or activity. There are many different kinds of sexual violence that exist on a continuum including but not limited to rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse and sexual harassment. Sexual violence can be psychological and/or physical.
The definitions provided on this page are for illustrative purposes only and are not definitive.
When a member of staff or a student is named and/or identifiable within the report, Brunel University London may consider it appropriate to take further action. This will normally include notifying the person that a concern has been raised. There are exceptions to this approach, specifically where it may not be safe or appropriate to inform an individual of a report. You can read further details of these exceptions on our support page.
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