Reporting an incidence of sexual violence

Believe, Report, Support

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all members of our university community, and to responding appropriately to any incidents affecting our students and staff. These webpages provide information for students who have been sexually assaulted or raped. They give information on the things you might want to consider to enable you to make an informed choice about what to do.

You may have very mixed feelings about what happened, and whether to tell anyone. People can react very differently and there is no easy answer on whether to report or not.

There is a wide range of support available to you and LJMU works in close partnership with local specialist support agencies to provide appropriate and timely support to you.

You can report an incidence of sexual violence in a number of ways. Whether you choose to report immediately or take some time to consider your options, both LJMU and our partner organisations are available to provide information, advice and support.

Report and support

Report and SupportYou can report an incident of sexual violence using the university's Report and Support tool.

Report and Support is not an emergency service. If there is an immediate risk of serious harm please call the emergency services on 999. You can also contact the University security team on 0151 231 2222 or, 2222 from an internal phone.

Some steps to consider

Faq Items

Are you in a safe environment?

Do you want to take some time to talk things through?

Time limits to be aware of

Police procedures

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