"It's just changing room banter."


"She's asking for it."


"He's a good guy who made a mistake."


"That doesn't happen to guys."


"That kind of thing doesn't happen here."



Advice and Support

If you have experienced sexual harassment or violence and would like advice, practical support, or emotional support, the following services and organisations may be able to help.


The Advice Place

The Advice Place is a free, confidential and impartial service run by the Students’ Association. Their trained staff can offer advice on reporting sexual harassment and violence to the University and the Police. They can signpost you on to other support services, and if you decide to report your experience they can also support you through that process.



0131 650 9225


Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre offer free and confidential emotional and practical support for women, trans and non-binary people who have experienced sexual violence. They have also produced the Little Green Book which contains information for survivors on recovering from trauma.



08088 01 03 02


The Survivors Trust

The Survivors Trust offer support, advice and information to survivors of sexual violence and abuse. They also act as a database of support services across the UK.



0808 801 0818





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