Help and Support


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Racism

If your Issue is:

I'm being verbally abused because of my nationality

Answer:

Report it to the SPOC (single person of contact) which is Julie Tottle, Student Support Servics Manager who is based in the Student Support Services Hub. You can also e-mail Stephen.Thomas@rau.ac.uk Head of Student Experience. It's important you let someone know what is happening.

You can also see:
Opening hours of Student Support hub  https://gateway.rau.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=567#section-1

Rape

If your Issue is:

I have been raped or sexually assulted.

Answer:

Student Support Services staff are here to support you whether or not you choose to report this to the Police. If you need support outside office hours the Porters Lodge/security will be able to contact the Duty Officer to help you. It's important that you tell someone you trust.


If your Issue is:

I woke up to find someone having sex with me…is this rape?

Answer:

Active consent by all parties is required for sex to be consentual.  Talk to someone you trust and/or Student Support Services. If you want help immeidatly outside of office hours contact the Porters Lodge, they will be able to contact the Duty Officer for you.  

You can also see:
https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/sexual-health/help-after-rape-and-sexual-assault/






Regulations

If your Issue is:

What do the regulations say about…?

Answer:

You can find most if not all RAU regulations on the RAU Website - use the search engine and a keyword to find what you are looking for. Also, the Student Handbook provides a basic statement of the regulations with links to greater detail if you need it. If you are still struggling, make an appointment to see your Module or Personal Tutor as appropriate. 

Student policies and procedures: https://www.rau.ac.uk/university-life/support-and-wellbeing/student-handbook

Academic policies and procedures: https://www.rau.ac.uk/about/organisation/public-information/academic-information/academic-policies-and-procedures

Personal Tutor Student Support: https://gateway.rau.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=1383

You might also try: The student one stop shop at: 

https://gateway.rau.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=416%22


Relationships

If your Issue is:

I can't concentrate since we split up

Answer:

Visit Student Support Services Hub who have resources available to help you concentrate.  You can also speak to your Personal Tutor.

You can also see:

https://gateway.rau.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=567#section-2

If the above does not answer your question, you could try:

https://gateway.rau.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=567#section-8


Restaurant

Restaurant opening times


Rules

If your Issue is:

I've been fined by RAU, why!?

Answer:

Speak to the Student & Community Officer who can be found in the Students Union Office located in the Log Cabin next to Cedar Lodge. They will be able to provide some advice and guidance about what the fine is for or where to go with this issue.

You can also see:

https://urbanfox.info/cirencester-crossfit/