Tackling sexual violence, bullying and harassment, hate crime and hate incidents by shifting attitudes, values and behaviours, and creating more inclusive and tolerant communities.
The Changing the Culture Initiative is a university-wide programme which has been set up to tackle violence, harassment and hate.
Here are just a few of the projects delivered by the Changing the Culture Initiative (CCI).
Breaking down barriers to reporting to the University through awareness-raising activity and transparent information and online reporting tools, including anonymous reporting.
Multi-faceted institution- specific training resources and the review of case management processes to help deliver an effective response to disclosures at all levels.
#NoHomeForHate challenges attitudes, values and behaviours by educating students to be agents of change. This is done by engaging students as part of the curriculum and through university-wide campaigns.
#BuildingBridges works with local partners and the HE sector to drive forward culture change by sharing good practice and collaborating on community-based projects.
Check out the below campaign books to gain a better understanding of the issues and key themes we’re trying to tackle:
Students in the Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries, since 2017, have been responding to briefs.
This has resulted in around 50 short films addressing various themes related to violence, harassment and hate.
Here are just a few: