Sources of advice

Information on the harassment advisers in each department/faculty/unit and college should be available from notice boards, intranet or your administrator. The information may also be obtained by emailing the confidential inbox This email address should be used if you wish to seek the name of an adviser outside your department/faculty/unit or college.

In addition to your college welfare contacts, peer supporters, tutors, supervisors and directors of graduate studies, students have a number of other sources of support available: 


  Email  Telephone Website
Student Counselling Service (2)70300
Oxford SU (2)88466
Security Services (2)89999 - Emergency 
(2)72944 - Enquires

Sexual Harassment and Violence Support Service
Rainbow Peers (LGBTQ)     
Peers of Colour    
Oxford Nightline   (2)70270 8AM - 8PM


The University's Insurers, Zurich, offer a telephone counselling service through DAS

In addition to your line manager, Departmental Administrator / Head of Administration and Finance, HR contacts,  staff can speak to: 

  Email  Telephone Website

Occupational Health Services  (2)82676
Security Services (2)89999 - Emergency 
(2)72944 - Enquires


You may also be a member of a Trade Union: 

Academic and related staff (Oxford UCU members)

  Email  Telephone Website
Bernadette Wheeler (2)88472


Support staff representative
Alan Jenkins (UNISON)  (2)77010
Peter Belk (Unite)  (2)82647


  Email  Telephone Website

Emergancy 999

Non-emergency 101
Stop online Abuse

Stop Hate UK
The Samaritans 116123
Victim First    0300 1234 148
Safe! for 8 to 25 year olds in Oxfordshire 01865 582 495

Sexual Violence, Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Honour Based Violence

  Email  Telephone Website
Rape Crisis England 0808 802 9999
Oxford Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre
Survivors UK (for male survivors) 02035983898
Rape and sexual assault overseas
National Association for people abused in Childhood (NAPAC)
Reducing the risk - Domestic abuse in Oxfordshire 01865 965055
Mankind (for male survivors of Domestic Abuse)

01823 334244

Galop (LGBT+ anti-violence charity)
LGBT Foundation - Domestic Abuse Support
Karma Nirvana (honour crimes and forced marriages)
National Stalking Helpline 0808 802 0300