Continuing the conversation

This is Universities UK's second briefing on responding to domestic violence and technology mediated abuse in the higher education sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

What does the briefing include? 

  • Key messages from Universities UK’s (UUK) webinars on domestic abuse and tech-mediated abuse. 

  • Case studies to illustrate the range of responses, strategies and approaches adopted by universities to respond to the increased risk of domestic violence and tech-mediated abuse during the pandemic.

  • Signposting to further helplines and information, including a suite of resources highlighting support helplines which institutions can use in their awareness raising activities.  

        

News

Students getting exam results

University admissions teams will 'pull out all the stops' this year

25 February 2021
Universities UK's response to the government's announcement on teacher assessed grades for 2021.

students from above

Universities UK calls for urgent action on racial harassment in higher education

24 November 2020
UUK has published a new set of recommendations designed to decisively tackle racial harassment as part of efforts to address racial inequality in UK higher education.

Blog

Pride flag

Going the extra mile to embrace LGBT+ equality in higher education

10 February 2021
This LGBT+ History Month, the University of Birmingham’s Dr Sammy Li reflects on progress that has been made by universities to support LGBT+ equality and looks at what more must be done to ensure no one is left behind.

Laptop, phone and tablet, at home studying

Covid-19 silver linings: how the pandemic has increased opportunities for disabled university students

15 July 2020
AbilityNet's Amy Low explains how new ways of working brought about by the pandemic have resulted in improvements in accessibility and inclusion for disabled university students.