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Perspectives on education and awareness

I don’t think on a general scale that [the policy is] very accessible until there is an issue that relates to sexual violence on campus.

Although it can be triggering, I think it is important that this information is introduced to students from early on, especially those who want to live on campus, and those who are off campus as…

I would say that it [discussions of sexual assault] is something that should be included during welcome weeks, especially coming from the Caribbean. Like, the topic could be sort of taboo; people might not want…

On paper, it sounds like a good policy. I don’t think the language is very student friendly. There are aspects of it that could be clearer, especially with the guides to the difference between disclosure…

I think the first step of educating my children would be what constitutes sexual violence and what is some of the language you need to know. “What is consent,” the definition of that, and what…

I know coming to University in the first year, I was really, like, unaware of what sexual violence actually was, because if I am being honest, I really didn’t know what would be classified and…

I don’t know if we really need an advertising interface at every corner, because that kind of has a different psychological spin on it. I know for me, I am walking through the campus late…

I feel like we should have more discussions around consent and what that looks like: the different ways to consent and the different kinds of situations where consent is needed. Because, right now, it’s just…

We don’t have many of these. Like, people of colour don’t get to talk about our feelings towards our universities policies- whether it’s the sports or the school, or the teachers online- it’s good to…

I think if people that were [unclear] had a plan, or like, they [the university] showed us what steps we could go through, just in general, it would make a lot of people less anxious…

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