La Trobe University Respect. Now. Always. One year progress report – message from the Vice-Chancellor

Today marks one year since Universities Australia released Respect. Now. Always, the first-ever national survey of university students’ experiences of sexual assault and sexual harassment. Published by the Australian Human Rights Commission in the national Change the Course report, the survey results made for uncomfortable reading and showed the unacceptable prevalence of sexual harassment and…

University Mental Health Day – message from the Vice-Chancellor

Yesterday was Australia and New Zealand University Mental Health Day, which aims to raise awareness about the mental health and wellbeing of those who study and work in higher education settings, and open up conversations about the relationship between mental and physical wellbeing. This year’s theme is “CommUNIty”, reflecting the importance of having a sense…

Joint Statement – Respect.Now.Always.

A Statement from the Vice-Chancellor and Student Union Presidents Universities Australia has released the results of the first-ever national survey of university students’ experiences of sexual assault and sexual harassment. La Trobe University students were encouraged to take part in the survey – 947 did so. You can download the Australian Human Rights Commission national…