If you are a member of Queen Mary staff supporting a student in an urgent situation, please refer to the guidance below.
If there is a risk to others (e.g. a serious incident has taken place on campus or involves a member of the Queen Mary community), you should speak to the Director of Student and Academic Services, Security and the Head of the Appeals, Complaints and Conduct Office at Queen Mary. Speak with your line manager/colleagues to decide who will take responsibility for doing this. You, or a relevant colleague, will need to talk to the student about whether or not they want their identity revealed to other staff. It is generally good practice to limit the sharing of personal information to a ‘need to know’ basis.
Senior staff in the Advice and Counselling Service and Disability and Dyslexia Service can provide advice and support to staff who are supporting students. This might include:
Senior staff from the Advice and Counselling Service and the Disability and Dyslexia Service are also available to facilitate 90-minute discussion and support groups for staff. The aim is to:
Contact Kevin Halon, Counselling Manager in the Advice and Counselling Service at email@example.com to arrange.
For advice and support about QMUL processes and procedures in cases of sexual violence involving students, especially those taking place on campus or involving members of the Queen Mary community, please contact the Director of Student and Academic Services, the Head of Security and the Head of the Appeals, Complaints and Conduct Office at Queen Mary.