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If you want to speak up about something you’ve seen or experienced that doesn’t feel right, we’re here to support you. Whatever the issue, big or small, we’d like to hear about it. There are many ways you can safely speak up and get the support you need. Raise an issue as:

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Speak up when something is unacceptable

If you experience or see anything that doesn’t seem right, big or small, we want to hear about it. Speaking up allows us to understand your concerns, take necessary action, and help you find the support you need. Your voice also contributes to building a culture we all want.

In our effort to foster a culture where everyone feels safe and included, we are updating the staff and student Codes of Conduct to outline expected behaviours. The following behaviours are not tolerated, and we encourage you to speak up about them and any other unacceptable behaviours.

  • Cheating,including contract cheating, unauthorised use of AI, exam misconduct, getting others to do your work.
  • Discrimination
  • ܻ,involving and staff dishonesty in obtaining a benefit or causing a loss by deception.
  • Harassment and Bullyingof staff, , and members of the community and public.
  • Modern Slavery
  • Research Misconductencompassing irresponsible practices related to authorship and publication, as well as fabrication and falsification of research.

To help find what you need, please select which best describes you or the subject of your complaint:

Student

As a student of , if you experience or see anything that doesn’t seem right, big or small, we want to hear about it. Speaking up allows us to understand your concerns, take necessary action, and help you find the support you need. Your voice also contributes to building a culture we all want.

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Staff

As a staff member, you can speak up about a variety of concerns affecting you, from the conduct of another staff member or student, a breach of the Research Code of Conduct, to discrimination, bullying, sexual harassment, and criminal acts.

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Researcher

researchers are required to report potential breaches of the Research Code of Conduct. encourages members of the public, as well as other staff, to raise any research integrity concerns.

researchers are expected to be committed to high standards of professional conduct in accord with the accepted practice of their disciplines, codes of relevant external funding bodies and legislative requirements. Allowing people to do the wrong thing can have a detrimental impact on the reputation of and the excellence of research more generally.

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General Public

As a member of the public, you can raise a variety of concerns with regarding the conduct of people, activities, services, actions, and processes.

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SpeakUp Strategy & Campaign Development

The SpeakUp Strategy is the University's way of creating and fostering a culture of respect and integrity. The University does this by ensuring our community knows the expected behaviours and how to speak up when they experience or see unacceptable behaviour.

Health & Safety

The Health & Safety team are here to support you with any queries or questions you might have regarding Health & Safety, including Gendered Violence, across . You can get in touch with the safety team below. We encourage you to report all hazards, near misses and incidents in our safety system, Salus.

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