9 months ago
Shocking statistic on stalking and domestic abuse has just been revealed by Broadly. According to their numbers, about “51% of students accused of stalking or domestic abuse were allowed to continue studying at the same university with their victims. The Typical Student team learned the details.
UK Universities With Highest Number Of Abuse Reports
According to The Tab, Cardiff University had the highest number of stalking and domestic violence reports. 115 cases had been received between 2015 - 2018. In 2017, Cardiff University created an anonymous system for students to report cases of stalking or abuse.
Edge Hill University has the second highest number of reports (30 cases). Two of the students accused of violence and abuse didn’t return to uni. At that, the other 28 abusers continued their education as usual.
Alternative Punishments For Alleged Perpetrators
Other UK universities punished the alleged perpetrators in different ways:
Credit: Illustration by Owain Anderson
Sadly enough, only 13% of UK universities have specific policies on domestic abuse or stalking.
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