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.
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Inappropriate, concerning or threatening behaviours
The Safer Community Program provides advice and support to students and staff. This information can help you recognise and respond to different types of inappropriate, concerning or threatening behaviour.
Sexual harassment can be described as unwelcome sexual behaviour, which could be expected to make a person feel offended, humiliated or intimidated.
Bullying can be described as repeated, unreasonable behaviour that creates a risk to a person’s physical or psychological health.
Discrimination is when a person treats, or proposes to treat, someone unfavourably because of a personal characteristic.
Family violence can be described as harmful or violent behaviour that is used to control, threaten, force or dominate a family member through fear.
The University of Melbourne is committed to ensuring a safe environment for all members of our community less than 18 years of age.