“These are issues we see across the board at many universities. The people in charge don’t seem to realise the long-term damage this can cause.” – Georgina Calvert-Lee on the problems at Warwick and many other universities whose students are coming to us for help.
“When they complain about it and expect their institution to swing into action and protect them, they are instead not believed, or put straight back in the same classroom with their assailant” – Georgina Calvert-Lee on the damage done twice to schools survivors. #EveryonesInvited
Kelsey Murrell explains the key legislative differences in reporting sexual assault at university in the UK versus the US; and why she’s holding universities accountable when they derail students’ lives.
Georgina Calvert-Lee speaks to the Tab about how Warwick university’s recent failure to exclude another sexual harasser shows it ‘hasn’t learned’ from its mistakes in the Warwick rape chat case.
Dr Olivarius is referenced in the Sunday Times for having represented numerous students coerced into having affairs with their professors or supervisors.
Dr Olivarius and Georgina Calvert-Lee’s op-ed on how universities are still dragging their feet when dealing with student sexual harassment and abuse.
Our client, Professor Heather Savigny, was victimised by De Montfort University for helping a student who was sexually assaulted by a male professor.
The Tab interviews Dr Ann Olivarius on universities’ inappropriate fining systems for sexual assault.
With our clients’ cases as examples, this piece evaluates how the US and the UK legal frameworks approach sexual harassment on campus very differently.
In staff-student sexual misconduct complaints, students are silenced. Our new guidance addresses how current procedures disadvantage students, excluding them from the case.
Together with The 1752 Group we’ve created new guidelines to help higher education institutions improve their procedures for handling staff sexual misconduct complaints.
Dr Olivarius’ keynote presentation at the Office for Students’ ‘Insight event: Improving student lives’ is now available to watch. You can also read the accompanying essay.