UWE Bristol based support services for victims of sexual violence or abuse

If an urgent crime or incident is happening right now or someone is in immediate danger, telephone 999.

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

UWE Bristol Wellbeing Service

UWE Bristol Wellbeing Service helps students to address stress, anxiety, relationship problems and more.  You can be seen by a counsellor during office hours from Monday to Friday. Find out what support you need to make sure your mental health demands are met.

UWE Bristol Wellbeing Service contact details are below:

UWE Bristol police

UWE Bristol has a full-time dedicated police officer (Mark Brain) whose main office is located at room 1E20, Frenchay campus in the covered area by the coffee cart and cashpoint. Mark's 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. Visit police services if you require any further information.

UWE Bristol police contact details are below:

UWE Bristol Security

UWE Bristol Security is available 24 hours a day. If you require urgent assistance dial 9999 (internal) or +44 (0)117 32 89999 (from outside of UWE Bristol).

Reporting an incident

We are dedicated to providing you with an inclusive and supportive environment, and do not tolerate acts of violence or any language or behaviour that leaves others feeling embarrassed, harassed, bullied, abused or discriminated against.

If you do see or experience unacceptable behaviour please report it to one of the following members of staff:

Making a formal report

In cases where the perpetrator of abuse is another UWE Bristol student, action may be taken under the University’s Student Disciplinary Procedures. 

We understand that making a formal report can be overwhelming. In such circumstances, a member of the Student Policy Team will be happy to meet with you, without taking names or any details that may identify the individual(s) concerned, to discuss what has been happening and the implications and possible outcomes of making a formal report.

Reported incidents will not be recorded on your student record.

Please contact the Student Policy Team to arrange an informal meeting or to make a formal report via email at conduct@uwe.ac.uk.

Please contact UWE Bristol's Wellbeing Service if you need emotional support on +44 (0)117 32 86268.

Below are associated policy documents:

How to make a complaint about a member of staff

In the first instance take confidential advice from The Students’ Union Advice Centre.  You can also email The Students' Union Advice Centre at advice@uwe.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)117 32 82676.

Hate Incident Monitoring Form

You can also make a report of any Hate Crime by using UWE Bristol’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.

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