URV training material

February 7th, 2018|News, USVreact Material|

Training, entitled  “Sexual violence at the University: recognize, accompany and rethinking response strategies” started at Rovira i Vigili University at the end of January 2017 and was held across different Universities in Catalonia throughout the year Its main purpose is to increase the capacity of the University community for the protection of the rights of [...]

09/02/2018 Athens: Addressing Sexual Violence at the University

February 5th, 2018|Local events, News, Project news|

Addressing Sexual Violence at the University   This one day local event organized by the Centre for Gender Studies of Panteion University in Athens was a great success, with many students participating. The project was commended officially, and the Rector and two members of the university Senate gave introductory speeches. Here some images from the [...]

UCU sexual harassment helpline launched

February 5th, 2018|External news, News|

In the UK, the call to recognise that staff at Universities too can experience sexual harassment has been heard, and the lecturers' union, UCU, has opened a telephone helpline to provide support to those experiencing sexual harassment and any reps who may want counselling support in supporting members is now launched. This is a dedicated [...]

‘Thank you for training’ from a lecturer at Univ. of York

January 26th, 2018|News, Project news, Responses to training|

"Being a university lecturer isn't generally very difficult but one of the most challenging aspects by far is pastoral care for students with difficulties, especially harrowing in the case of students who disclose to us that they've been victims of sexual violence - which, people outside universities are always surprised to hear, happens shockingly often. [...]

June 20-22, 2018. Valencia, Spain – HEAd’18: Call for Papers 4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances

January 22nd, 2018|External news, News|

Scope After the great success of the previous HEAd conferences, which received submissions from 51 countries, we are pleased to announce the Fourth International Conference onHigher Education Advances (HEAd'18). This conference is an excellent forum for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, experiences, opinions and research results relating to the preparation of students, teaching/learning methodologies [...]

USVreact training courses continue at the UAB

January 22nd, 2018|News, Project news|

New edition of training courses at theUAB. Several courses will be held on "Sexual Violence in the University." In this case, the training will take place at the UAB and the trainers will be Paula Arce and Isabel Muntané. On 12 and 15 of February, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the course aimed at [...]

07/02/2018 Brunel University London local conference

January 22nd, 2018|Local events, News, Project news|

‘Tackling Sexual Violence & Harassment on Campus: Policy and Practice’    This free local conference took place at Brunel University London, Eastern Gateway 003/003a on Wednesday 7th February from 11am-5pm.  USVreact is the Universities Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence project which has been coordinated by Brunel, but links 24 universities across Europe. The event sees high profile speakers: [...]

Preliminary conclusions of USVreact project presented to AFIT group

January 20th, 2018|News, Project news|

Last week we were very happy to share some of our preliminary conclusions on sexual violence in universities with the AFIT research group. Our Main Researcher Marta Luxan was present in one of the seminars organised by this feminist anthropology research group in Donostia, in which Mari Luz Esteban, a member of our Expert Advisory [...]

Sussex University Partner Training Evaluation Report (PTER)

January 19th, 2018|News, Project news, Reports|

Disclosure Training at Sussex and Brighton This 'Partner Training Evaluation Report' focuses on the Sussex University training, which has also been piloted by our Associate Partner Brighton University. Our training included: descriptions of sexual violence and statistics about its incidence on campuses in the UK; discussion of the broader context within which sexual violence occurs; the effects of [...]

26th Jan: “Sexual Violence in Universities, ideas and reflections” conference in Donostia-San Sebastian

January 9th, 2018|News, Project news|

Find below the complete programme for the one-day conference to be held in the Education, Philosophy and Anthropology faculty in Donostia (here) the 26th of January 2018. 09:30 Aurkezpena / Presentación Marta Luxán Serrano, Mila Amurrio (USVreact, EHU) 10:00 Cuestiones conceptuales sobre las violencias sexuales desde las perspectivas feministas y claves de su abordaje en [...]