The Report + Support Annual Report 2021-22 is the third annual report of institutional data on reports received through Report and Support (R+S) from the period of 25th February 2021 to 24th February 2022. 

High-level summary: 
  • Of a total of 587 reports (252 more than 2021), 41% of reports were by staff, 23% by postgraduate students, 34% by undergraduate students and 2% by third party staff.
  •  There were 340 reports related to bullying, 198 related to harassment (~58%), 99 reports related to sexual misconduct (~29%), and fewer than 15 reports were about domestic abuse (< 4%).
  • Bullying remains the key concern for staff, with 50% of all reports about bullying coming from staff. 
  • Sexual misconduct reporting is most concentrated among undergraduate students, representing 51% of all sexual misconduct reports. 
  • In total, 51% of reports were anonymous, a decrease of 1.7% since the 2021 report.
  • The main reasons selected by reporters for reporting anonymously include I'm worried about retaliation (16%); I have concerns it might affect my current/ future career (14%); nothing would be done if I made a complaint (13%). Worries about their careers and nothing being done remain similar to last year. 
  • Mixed/multiple heritage, Black or Black British – Caribbean and Asian or Asian British – Pakistani staff are all reporting at nearly three times the proportion that White staff are reporting. Similarly mixed/multiple heritage, Black or Black British – Caribbean and Arab students are reporting twice as often as their White peers. 

Read the full report for further details:
R+S Annual Report 2021-22_final.pdf 851.18 KB

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