Sexual harassment and sexual assault: support for students
Sexual harassment and sexual assault are unacceptable. If you need assistance or support, we can help.
Access support services
Curtin offers a variety of free and confidential support services to support you if you have experienced, or been affected by, sexual harassment or sexual assault.
Report an incident of sexual harassment or sexual assault
If you’ve experienced sexual harassment or sexual assault, our Safer Community Team can provide support, connect you to appropriate services, and take your complaint further if you choose.
What happens after you report
Once you’ve made a report of sexual assault or sexual harassment, the Safer Community Team will follow a process to ensure you get the assistance you need. You will be in control the whole time, and can opt in or out of any step.
What is sexual harassment and sexual assault?
Do you need an after-hours security escort?
Call the Safer Community Team on 08 9266 4444 to get an escort between buildings, to your car, or to your campus accommodation.
Curtin’s commitment to staff and students
Our priority is to protect and support all members of the Curtin community. We aim to foster a culture of respect, care and safety which will help to reduce incidents of sexual assault or harassment.
Online training program
The Respectful Relationships online training program aims to equip you with important life skills to support you and those around you. The program is mandatory for all students commencing from Semester Two, 2019 at our Australian campuses.
Respect. Now. Always.
Respect. Now. Always. is a national campaign to prevent sexual assault and harassment across the university sector. The campaign highlights the determination of Australia’s universities to ensure that our students and staff are safe from sexual assault and sexual harassment.