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The University encourages students and staff who feel they have been sexually harassed to seek advice and address the issue directly, either informally or by making a complaint.
Sexual harassment is an unwelcome sexual advance, an unwelcome request for sexual favours or any other unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. The intention is irrelevant to the definition.
Sexual harassment may be a single incident or a series of incidents.
Sexual harassment may be verbal, for example:
It may be non-verbal, for example:
It may be physical, for example:
Relationships based on mutual attraction or friendship do not constitute sexual harassment. If the interaction is consensual, welcome and reciprocated it is not sexual harassment.