Harassment: defined by the university as any unwanted conduct, which has the purpose or effect of violating a person’s dignity or creates an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment for that person.
Assault: is the act of inflicting or threatening to inflict physical harm or unwanted physical contact.
Sexual violence: is any unwanted sexual act regardless of relationship to the other person.
Racism: is the act of discrimination or prejudice by anyone or group of people, based on their race or ethnic background.
Victimisation: is act of treating others unfairly as a result of making a complaint around discrimination or support others who have encountered discrimination.
Discrimination: is any unjust treatment of a person because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Hate crime: is any form of criminal offence that is aimed towards a person's race, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity.