UWE based support services for victims of sexual violence or abuse

Support Services at UWE

Remember, to report an urgent crime or incident, if a crime is happening right now or someone is in immediate danger, telephone 999.

Textphone if you are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or have a speech impairment: 18000

Download a full list of local support services.

UWE Wellbeing Service

There is a wellbeing service based at UWE which helps students to address stress, anxiety, relationship problems and more.  You can be seen by a counsellor during office hours, Monday to Friday. There is a duty system for handling urgent queries with an online registration form.

E-mail: wellbeing@uwe.ac.uk
Telephone: 0117 32 86268
Web page: www.uwe.ac.uk/students/healthandwellbeing/wellbeingservice

UWE Police

UWE has a full-time dedicated police officer whose main office is located at 1E20 on Frenchay campus, in the covered area by the coffee cart and cashpoint. This role includes investigating crime and offering support to victims.  Mark is happy to talk to any student about anything they are concerned about, whether they know it is a crime or not, no matter how low-level. He can offer advice and support and refer things on if necessary.

E-mail: Mark2.Brain@uwe.ac.uk
Telephone: 07805 124 524
Working hours 9am-5pm (approx.)
Web page: www.uwe.ac.uk/aboutus/departmentsandservices/professionalservices/policeservices

UWE Security

UWE Security is available 24 hours a day. For an immediate response

From outside: +44 (0)117 32 89999
Internal: 9999
Web page: www.uwe.ac.uk/hsv/security

Making a Report to UWE

When students report instances of sexual violence, coercion or domestic abuse to UWE directly, UWE is then able to take action as a University and also is able to signpost students to the range of appropriate support that is available.  For this reason, UWE encourages students to make a report to the University. 

How to complain or raise concerns about the behaviour of another student

Contact the Student Policy Team in Student and Partnership Services via e-mail at conduct@uwe.ac.uk or telephone 0117 328 5667/6114.  The team undertake casework and investigations under the Student Conduct, Professional Suitability and Fitness to Study policies. Their primary aim will be to safeguard your safety and wellbeing, and take appropriate steps to protect the wider University community.

Other relevant policies and information you may wish to look at include:

How to make a complaint about a member of staff

In the first instance take confidential advice from the Students’ Union Advice Centre.  E-mail: advice@uwe.ac.uk or telephone: 0117 3282676.

You can also make a report of any Hate Crime by using UWE’s Hate Incident Monitoring Form with or without disclosing your personal details.  Harassment or bullying that is also motivated by misogyny, sexism or contempt for women as well as everyday physical, verbal, emotional psychological, financial or cyber abuse of women is defined as a Hate Crime and there is comprehensive information available concerning bullying, harassment and hate incidents on the Equality and Diversity web pages.

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