Students and staff at the University of Leicester are Standing Together to create an inclusive, respectful and safe campusfor working, learning and studying.

Standing Together is a University-wide initiative improving wellbeing through tackling unacceptable behaviours and supporting students, and the wider University community, who are directly and indirectly affected. Standing Together engages all areas of the University including academic departments, Accommodation, the Students' Union, Security, Sports and Active Life, and, importantly, students.

We want all students to feel safe, happy and respected and we are here to provide support for when that doesn’t happen. Please submit your information on this disclosure system to let us know if you’ve witnessed or experienced something that distresses or concerns you. 

The Standing Together team is made up of male and female Case Workers who are trained in receiving disclosures and offering support. All Case Workers are trained Sexual Violence Liasion Officers (training by Lime Culture), and are also able to support with other experiences of unnacceptable behaviour. We also have close links with the Centre for Hate Studies in the School of Criminology.

Meet the Team

Harriet Smailes (she/ her) - Wellbeing Case Manager and Standing Together Lead
hs365@leicester.ac.uk

Odette Haye (she/ her) - Wellbeing Case Worker
oalh1@leicester.ac.uk

Kyle Watson (he/ him) - Wellbeing Case Worker
kbw6@leicester.ac.uk

For more information about Standing Together, please go to our webpages: www.le.ac.uk/standing-together, follow us on Twitter (@UniOfLeics_ST), or email us on standingtogether@le.ac.uk.

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