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Statement calling for sanitary bins in all toilets

Thu 14 May 2020

If some men menstruate too, why are there no sanitary bins in men’s toilets? This question was at the heart of a paper presented recently to the University’s Social Inclusion Committee by student officers.Read more

 
Red cord cards installed in SU accessible toilets

Mon 03 Feb 2020

Emergency red cords installed in accessible toilets across the university campus allow users to call for assistance if they fall or are otherwise in need of help. To work effectively these red cords need to hang freely all the way to the floor. Unfortunately, they sometimes get tied up or looped around fixtures within the facilities, which ultimately endangers users.Read more

 
Let’s Talk sex, relationships and consent…

Mon 13 Jan 2020

Have you ever wanted to find out something about sex or intimacy, but weren’t sure who you could ask? The Let’s Talk project brings together students from across Warwick to answer students’ questions about sex, relationships and consent.Read more

 
Spaces available on the Active Bystander Intervention Programme

Mon 16 Dec 2019

Sexual violence and harassment are widespread problems that exist across society, and university campuses are no exception to that, including Warwick. That’s why we’ve worked together with the university to offer the Active Bystander Intervention programme, free to current Warwick students in term 2.Read more

 
Hidden Histories seeking staff and student contributors

Sun 15 Dec 2019

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The SU’s Hidden Histories alternative lecture series seeks to explore often-erased stories of oppression and resistance. It gives a platform to academic narratives and discourses which are often neglected or even deliberately erased from mainstream curricula, and opens these discussions up for students from any and all disciplines to access and engage in them.Read more