Bullying and Harassment

Being bullied or harassed is bad for your health and your studies, and the SRC and the University take it seriously.

The SRC and the University have worked together to produce the University’s Dignity at Work Policy, which gives useful guidance on what constitutes bullying or harassment, and what you can do about it. There is also a list of helpful FAQs.

If you think you are being bullied or harassed, talking to a Harassment Adviser can help you work out your options for what to do next. The SRC Advice Centre team are part of the University’s network of Harassment Advisers, and there are also University staff who volunteer as Harassment Advisers — a full list is available here.

In some cases victims/witnesses of hate crime do not feel comfortable reporting the matter directly to the Police and may be more comfortable reporting it to someone they are familiar with.

To ensure all victims/witnesses are able to report hate crimes, Police Scotland works in partnership with a wide variety of associates who perform the role of 3rd Party Reporting Centres. Staff within 3rd Party Reporting Centres have been trained to assist a victim or witness in submitting a report to the Police and can make such a report on the victim/witnesses behalf. The Advice Centre is a 3rd Party Reporting Centre.

For more information, go to the Third Party Reporting section on the Police Scotland website.