Dear York St John University,

1. Does the University have a policy for staff regarding sexual harassment/misconduct between (a) staff and staff, (b) staff and students? If so, please provide this, preferably a link to it or electronically. Such a policy might concern definitions, how to report, processes, and so on.

2. What kind of training (e.g. online or in-person; voluntary or compulsory) is provided to staff regarding sexual harassment/misconduct? Approximately how many staff have undergone this training in the last year? [or last year that has available data]

3. In the last year [or last year that has available data], how many cases of alleged sexual harassment/misconduct by staff (staff-student or staff-staff) have been reported to the university?

Yours faithfully,

R. Brunk

foi, York St John University

Dear R. Brunk,

 

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foi, York St John University

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Request for Information – Freedom of Information Act

 

Further to your email below, which has been treated as a request for
information in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000
(“FOIA”), please see attached the University’s response. 

 

Kind regards,

 

 

Freedom of Information Office | York St John University, Lord Mayor's
Walk, York YO31 7EX

T: 01904 876467  E: [1][email address]  W: [2]www.yorksj.ac.uk

 

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Dear foi,

Thank you for responding to the request and providing the information.

Yours sincerely,

R. Brunk