Discrimination and hate crime

We believe that all members of our community have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.

Discrimination and hate crime are never okay. We want you to feel that you can talk to us about these issues, and access our support if you are affected.


+ What is discrimination?



+ What is hate crime?



+ Useful resources



Unlawful discrimination, hate incidents and crimes is contrary to the Equality Act 2010 and harassment and bullying are both unacceptable under the University’s Rules, Regulations and Procedures for students which includes more in depth definitions and examples.

If you're not sure that discrimination or hate crimes describe the behaviours that you have experienced, it may be helpful to read the page on Bullying and Harassment.

Report an incident of harassment

Report an incident of harassment anonymously if you don't want to be identified. Alternatively report an incident and get support and we will be in touch with you.

Report an incident anonymously Report an incident and get support

Counselling at ARU

The Counselling and Wellbeing Service is available to all ARU students and offers a free and confidential service to promote mental health and wellbeing.

Find out more