Here you will find media articles featuring our work as well as media releases and opinion pieces by The 1752 Group.

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Dr Anna Bull. Email: or phone (+44) (0) 7960 911827.

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Media releases

National Union of Students and The 1752 Group announce action into staff-student sexual misconduct in higher education, 7 March 2017

The 1752 Group Press release on the Universities UK Report taskforce on violence against women, harassment and hate crime in universities, 20 October 2016

Opinion pieces

Why We Need To Address Staff Sexual Misconduct In Higher Education, Huffington Post, 7 March 2017

Bringing the HE sector up to date on staff-to-student sexual misconduct,
written for ProtectED, 3 February 2017

Staff-to-student sexual harassment must be tackled urgently, WonkHE, 21 September 2016

In this opinion piece Anna Bull lays out the importance of the Universities UK taskforce and others within the sector addressing staff sexual misconduct, and recommendations from The 1752 Group.

Media featuring The 1752 Group

Bias, stereotyping and harassment: what women battle,, 28 July 2017

More universities must confront sexual harassment, Nature journal, 26 July 2017

Cultural change is needed to tackle sexual harassment on campus, The Guardian, 20 July 2017

Goldsmiths paid almost £200k compensation over sexual harassment claims, Evening Standard, 7 March 2017

Calls for action by universities on ‘epidemic’ of harassment on campus, Guardian, 6 March, 2017

New sexual harassment claims at Goldsmiths spark calls for inquiry, Guardian, 6 March 2017

Sexual harassment ‘at epidemic levels’ in UK universities, Guardian, 5 March 2017

Sexual abuse and harassment by university staff against students – further work to address the issue, Nicola Dandridge, Chief Executive, Universities UK, 3 February 2017

What will happen in higher education in 2017?, Guardian, 5 January 2017

Sexual harassment panel condemns ‘culture of condoning’, Varsity, 5 December 2016

Universities Told To Take “A Zero-Tolerance Approach” To Sexual Violence on Campus, BuzzFeed News, 21 October 2016

Universities must offer ‘joined-up’ response on harassment and abuse, Times Higher Education, 21 October 2016

Universities are making radical new changes to how they deal with rape, Broadly, 21 October 2016

Why do we forget that university staff also harass students? By Dr Ann Olivarius, Medium, 21 October 2016. Follow @AnnOlivarius

Zero tolerance to sexual violence required on campus, University World News, 21 October 2016

This article raises crucial issues relating to the circulation of academic staff and the extreme difficulties students have in making complaints within institutions.