“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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The university will not tolerate bullying, harassment or sexual misconduct of any kind. Please don't suffer in silence - we are here to support you.
We are passionate about the pursuit of diversity amongst our staff and student population. We expect that all staff and students alike will contribute to and actively support the University in working towards the elimination of discrimination and harassment and the promotion of equality of opportunity in terms of access to the university’s services, employment opportunities and support for students in their welfare and education.
Bullying, harassment and sexual misconduct, may be physical, verbal or non-verbal, e.g. by letter, e-mails, text messages, social media, or by attitude or behaviour.
If you are experiencing or witness any bullying, harassment or sexual misconduct and wish to get advice you can speak with:
• Student Advisors, 01204 903733 | firstname.lastname@example.org
• Student Liaison Officers, 01204 903229 or 01204 903540 or 01204 903541 | SLO@bolton.ac.uk
• Life Lounge (Student Mental Health and Wellbeing Team), Eagle Tower 01204 903566 | email@example.com
• Students’ Union (Hate Crime Reporting Centre), Chancellor’s Mall 01204 900850 | firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are experiencing or witness any bullying, harassment or sexual misconduct and the perpetrator is a member of the university community you can report such concerns via the button below. The University aims to deal with any concerns at an early stage promptly, impartially, effectively and with sensitivity. All allegations of bullying ,harassment and sexual misconduct will be investigated and appropriate action will be taken. Any form of discrimination, harassment victimisation or sexual misconduct where the perpetrator is a student or member of staff that is proven may lead to the implementation of the University Student Non-Academic Conduct and Disciplinary Policy and Procedure or staff Disciplinary Processes. For more information on how the University will deal with reports of bullying, harassment and sexual misconduct please read the University Dignity at Study Policy and Procedure on the Policy Zone
If you witness any bullying, harassment and or sexual misconduct on campus and yours or another person’s safety is at risk or an immediate intervention is required please contact security on 01204 903700 or ask any available member of staff for assistance.
If you witness or experience any of these unacceptable behaviours off campus and need assistance urgently please contact the Police in an emergency using 999 or if non-urgent 101. Many forms of bullying, harassment and sexual misconduct could constitute a criminal offence.
If you feel you may be the perpetrator of any unwanted or unacceptable behaviours and wish to seek support please contact the Life Lounge
If you don’t wish to share any information with the University but do wish to get support you can speak with the Students’ Union or you can obtain an A-Z list of useful agencies from the Student Centre or Life Lounge.