The 1752 Group is a UK-based research, consultancy and campaign organisation dedicated to ending staff sexual misconduct in higher education.
The 1752 Group draws on expertise from organisational change, student unions, private and public sector consultancy, facilitation, corporate training, grassroots activism, and research
Our research team provide regular commentary on news websites including the Huffington Post, the Guardian and Wonk HE
Our work has contributed to a national conversation in the UK and we are leading action on staff-to-student sexual misconduct in higher education
Sexual misconduct doesn’t affect just the students who experience it; it affects the culture of a whole department and an entire institution. Its impact can reverberate for years, well after the victims leave
In partnership with law firm McAllister Olivarius, our latest sector guidance provides recommendations for reporting, investigation and decision-making procedures relating to student complaints of staff sexual misconduct in higher education
We publish a series of blog posts on different issues relating to sexual misconduct within higher education. Our aim is provide information and links to research and resources that are helpful to those working in the sector
The 1752 Group draws on expertise from our backgrounds in organisational change, student unions, private and public sector consultancy, facilitation, corporate training, grassroots activism, and research. Our work has contributed to a national conversation in the UK and we are leading action on staff sexual misconduct in higher education.
Higher education institutions in the UK need to be leading the change to prevent cultures of abuse, respond effectively and without inflicting further harm, ensure robust, student-centred reporting and investigation procedures, and implement policies and procedures to eliminate the sexual misconduct of academic, professional services, contracted and temporary staff.
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