This 1-hour self-paced online course covers the areas of consent, communication, healthy relationships, and bystander intervention. All new students (UGs and PGs) are expected to take this course as part of their induction to the University. Students can find the course on Oracle Learning.
SMV Induction Awareness Induction Talks
Each College delivers this talk to all new starters during Induction Week, covering core messages around understanding consent, the Sexual Misconduct and Violence Policy and information on where students can access support.
Active Bystander Course Durham
This 2-hour interactive course is delivered by trained peer-facilitators. The aims of the course are to educate students on understanding sexual misconduct and violence and the concept of bystander intervention; to help students empathise with others regarding the impact of these issues; to equip students to be able to identify problematic situations (focusing on consent, coercion and control) and intervene appropriately; and to empower students by encouraging them to consider their role in shaping their community. To book on or schedule a course, please contact the Students’ Union.
This 1-hour interactive course is delivered by trained peer-facilitators and is organised by Colleges. The aim of this course is to learn about the importance of sexual consent, combat rape culture and victim-blaming and learn how to create a positive consent culture.
Consent Workshop Train the Trainer
This course equips peer facilitators with the skills to successfully facilitate Consent Workshops in Colleges. To book on or schedule a course, please contact email@example.com.
Responding to Disclosures of Sexual Violence as a Student Leader
The aim of this 90-minute session is to equip student leaders with skills to respond appropriately to peer disclosures of sexual misconduct and violence and to know how to signpost to appropriate support and practice self-care. To book on or schedule a course, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The aim of this self-paced online course is to equip staff and student leaders to respond appropriately to disclosures of sexual violence. This course may also be used as reference or a refresh from the Durham-specific training offered above. Students can find the course on Oracle Learning.