Thursday, August 11

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Let’s talk: sexual assault
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Let’s talk: sexual assault

Although often considered a taboo subject, sexual harassment and assault are sadly far more common than we would like to think. It's an extremely upsetting topic to discuss, but part of some students university experiences nonetheless. Whereas most victims may not feel entirely comfortable discussing such a sensitive and personal topic, it's necessary for us to discuss the procedures and support systems available in order to help those who have suffered, and hopefully, help to prevent it as best as we can. I contacted Royal Holloway’s head of student wellbeing – Lee Fellows, to share with you all the procedures that the university has put in place to provide support for students, whilst trying to also prevent sexual assault and harassment from happening in the future. One of the most...