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What’s the timeline from the time of reporting or disclosure to actually coming to a result? […] You need to know how long the process is. Do you have to be in the same class,…

Just being able to say, “okay, it doesn’t matter – your race doesn’t matter, it doesn’t matter where you are from, these things can happen.” I think people should understand that it can be easier…

What in the policy actually ensures that there is gonna be a positive outcome to reporting or disclosing information? Because I dealt with a situation where I had to report somebody who actually followed me…

Something that I think would be good for counsellors to know is that in the Caribbean, we don’t really talk about sexual assault, we rarely talk about sex, we rarely talk about consent. Canadians will…

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.

Does the victim have any word or say? Is there, like, different levels of sexual violence to somewhat determine the consequences? Because the policy currently states that the consequences may include but are not limited…

The relationship dynamics within the Caribbean, like, every relationship, is different but a lot of behaviours are normalized in our culture that would be seen as, I don’t wanna say abuse, like, basically, a lot…

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…

When I told my mom what happened [being followed off campus to my apartent door], she was basically furious and she wanted to know right away what the school was doing with the situation; what’s…

I think one piece of advice I will have is for them to treat every experience as individual. I wouldn’t want to say it all depends on culture- we are so diverse in a way…

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