This website includes information on sexual harassment and sexual assault and may be distressing for some people. For support, contact the Safer Community Program.
Information for you
The University of Melbourne is committed to eliminating sexual misconduct and promoting safety for students, staff and visitors. Where sexual misconduct does occur, we aim to provide a supportive and trauma-informed response that prioritises the safety and wellbeing of victim-survivors.
Sexual offences can be described as a broad range of sexual behaviours by another person that can make you feel uncomfortable, frightened or threatened. Sexual offences include rape and sexual assault, and are never acceptable.
Family/intimate partner violence
Family/intimate partner violence can be described as harmful or violent behaviour that is used to control, threaten, force or dominate a family member through fear.
Bullying can be described as repeated, unreasonable behaviour that creates a risk to a person’s physical or psychological health.
Includes treating someone unfavourably because of a personal characteristic, or imposing a requirement that leads to disadvantages because of a personal characteristic.
Includes person repeatedly following, contacting, or interfering with another person or their property to cause fear, physical or mental harm.