Consultation on a new approach to regulating harassment and sexual misconduct in English higher education

The Office for Students (OfS) is proposing a new approach to the regulation of harassment and sexual misconduct affecting students in registered higher education providers. This consultation sets out the background to our proposals, the reasons we are proposing to make changes and what we expect those changes to achieve.

This consultation is now closed. The deadline for responses was 4 May 2023. We aim to publish a summary of responses and our decisions later in 2023.

OfS 2023.06
23 February 2023

OfS launches consultation on tackling harassment and sexual misconduct

Read our press release

Related content

See the statement of expectations for preventing and addressing harassment and sexual misconduct affecting students in higher education

See our student guide to tackling harassment, hate and sexual misconduct

Published 23 February 2023
Last updated 04 May 2023
04 May 2023
The consultation is now closed to new responses.

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