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How would other universities treat them?

Participant 1: When it comes to further education, let's say we are in a
situation where a student was accused of sexually assaulting someone. They went through all the processes and ended up getting expelled- how would other universities treat them? Does that have to go through an external process with the city of Halifax rather than just the university community?
Participant 2: Yeah, to add to that, are the police involved at any point? Who is this investigating person? Is it someone not from the Mount?


  • Emphasize the victim's right to decide whether they would like to report the incident after they have disclosed it to the university. Ensure the victim is aware of the formal and informal routes for reporting, including the option of reporting to the police. Clearly communicate any limits to confidentiality.

  • Describe possible legal and institutional consequences for respondents found to have engaged in sexual violence. Provide indication of the range of consequences likely to follow a range of policy violations.