Sexual Violence Awareness Week

Nottingham Trent University and The Students’ Union are collaborating to raise awareness and perceptions about sexual abuse and sexual violence, and show our support to survivors.

Sexual Violence Awareness 2019
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Sexual Violence Awareness Week 2019

Monday 4 – Sunday 10 February 2019

Nottingham Trent University and The Students’ Union are collaborating to raise awareness and perceptions about sexual abuse and sexual violence, and show our support to survivors.  
Whether you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence, or if you simply want to learn more about consent and respect, there are various ways to show your support throughout the week. You can come and collect a free wristband from all Student Services Centre’s and wear in support of ending sexual violence. Donations are optional and all proceeds will go to Nottinghamshire Sexual Violence Support Services.

Monday 4 February
Sexual violence awareness stall
City SU, 12 - 2 pm
Find out more about sexual violence and how you can help prevent it.

Preventing sexual violence: how to intervene in harm
Newton 32B, City, 2 – 3.30 pm

Come along for an interactive workshop on how to safely disrupt sexual violence and keep yourself safe.

Tuesday 5 February
Sexual violence awareness stall
Pavilion, Clifton, 11 – 1.30 pm

Find out more about sexual violence and how you can help prevent it.

Consent is everything workshop
ERD193, Clifton, 2 – 3 pm

Understanding respect and consent is key to helping prevent sexual violence. This training session lead by your VP Community and Welfare and VP Sport will help you do that by covering topics such as what consent is, giving and receiving consent and getting help.

Wednesday 6 February
Sexual violence awareness stall
Newton, City, 11 – 1.30 pm

Find out more about sexual violence and how you can help prevent it.

Panel session: It’s not a walk in the park. What actually happens when you report sexual assault?
Newton 54, City, 2 – 2.30 pm

Panel experts discuss the pros and cons of reporting sexual violence, and the myths and reality of what it’s really like. Join our distinguished panellists from The Topaz Centre, Notts Sexual Violence Support Services and NTU’s Student Support and Student Accommodation Services.

Ocean ticket donation
The Landing, City, 8 – 10 pm

If you’re planning on going to Ocean this week, we’re giving you the chance to donate £1 when you buy your ticket to support the Topaz Centre which offers free advice to victims of sexual abuse.

Thursday 7 February
Consent is everything workshop

City SU training room, City, 12 – 1 pm
Understanding respect and consent is key to helping prevent sexual violence. This training session lead by your VP Community and Welfare and VP Sport will help you do that by covering topics such as what consent is, giving and receiving consent and getting help.

Self-defence class
Sports Hall, City, 4 – 5.30 pm

Come along to our empowering self-defence session where you will learn how to defend yourself in various situations, using another’s force against them.

Friday 8 February
Sexual violence awareness stal
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Bramley, Brackenhurst, 10 – 11.30 am
Find out more about sexual violence and how you can help prevent it.

Consent is everything workshop
Bramley, Brackenhurst, 10 – 11.30 am

Understanding respect and consent is key to helping prevent sexual violence. This training session lead by your VP Community and Welfare and VP Sport will help you do that by covering topics such as what consent is, giving and receiving consent and getting help.

Take a look at www.trentstudents.org/svs for more information about Sexual Violence Awareness Week. You can also visit www.ntu.ac.uk/sexualviolencesupport  for sources of support available at NTU.

Sexual Violence Awareness Week

Published on 24 January 2019

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