Information about bullying, harassment and sexual misconduct

If you want to learn more about the definitions of bullying, harassment, sexual misconduct and related behaviours, Report + Support has put together a useful guide to defining these behaviours as outlined by UCL's Prevention of Bullying, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy.

To learn more about bullying at university, you can read this article by Family Lives.

Support services

If you become a victim of bullying, harassment or sexual misconduct, or if you witness these behaviours, there are a number of support services available to you both at UCL and externally.

Support at UCL

  • If you or someone you know has been bullied, harassed or experienced sexual misconduct, please report this to Report + Support, UCL's primary report service. Reports can be submitted anonymously or with your contact details.
  • If you witness a hate crime, you can report it to the UCL Hate Crime Reporting Centre.
  • If you're struggling with mental health and wellbeing, you can reach out to Student Support and Wellbeing.
  • If you're struggling , but you're not sure what to do, the Advice Service provides support for a wide range of issues.

External Support Services

  • If you'd like to get support from a non-UCL service, Report + Support has put together a list of services that you can reach out to if you've been bullied, experienced violence or sexually harassment or if you're struggling with your mental health.
  • If you are ever in an emergency, you can always contact emergency services by calling or texting 999.