Hate Crime

What is a Hate Crime or Hate Incident?

A Hate Incident is when the victim, or anyone else, believes an individual was motivated by prejudice or hostility based on one of the following things: disability, race, religion, transgender identity or sexual orientation.

Even if you do not identify with these, you can still report a Hate Incident and it will be recorded along with Hate Crimes.

When hate incidents become criminal offences they are known as Hate Crimes

How can you report a Hate Incident or Hate Crime?

Any student who believes they are a victim of a hate incident or crime can report their issue in the following ways:

  • Students' Union Advice are a True Vision Hate Crime Reporting Centre. If you believe you have been a victim of hate crime, please contact Students’ Union Advice, tel: 0115 846 8730 or email: SUAdvice@nottingham.ac.uk

  • On the University's 'MyNottingham' mobile app. The Wellbeing tile on 'MyNottingham' can galso provide information on “Inappropriate Behaviour”. 

  • Students can also report any hate crime issues via the harassment@nottingham.ac.uk email address - this email will go to a member of the University's Campus Life team, who will respond to you.

To find out more about what happens after you have reported harassment, you can go to the University's harassment reporting page.

Email harassment@nottingham.ac.uk

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