Support at the University
University of Nottingham Sexual Violence Liaison Officer (SVLO) service: The university has a dedicated team of qualified sexual violence liaison officers (SVLO’s) to support students who have experienced sexual harassment and or violence either recently or in the past.
SVLOs can support you to access University services such as counselling and the Mental Health team.
Campus security aim to ensure the University of Nottingham is a safe and secure place for students, staff and visitors. They can assist with crime prevention, reporting and investigation.
t: 0115 951 3013 for Security Control Room
t: 0115 951 8888 for Emergencies
Chaplaincy and Faith Support
Chaplains support students and staff of any faith or none. A quiet word in a confidential space can be arranged at short notice.
t: 0115 951 3931
Students' Union Services
Students' Union Advice
Provides impartial advice and information to students.
t: 0115 846 8730
Nightline is an anonymous listening service run by students, for students.
t: 0115 951 4980
There are specialist services that can help. Sometimes you may just want to talk to someone first.
We advise that you download the 'Let's be Clear on Consent' booklet for full details of all services.
The Topaz Centre (Sexual Assault Referral Centre)
Offers free support and practical help to anyone over 18 who has experienced sexual violence and/or sexual abuse.
Topaz provides a crisis response and supports clients to access medical care and provides a secure and safe location to gather forensic evidence.
This service is available without police involvement for those over the age of 18. You don't have to report the assault to the police if you don't want to.
t: 0800 085 9993 to make an appointment
e: firstname.lastname@example.org (secure email)
Nottinghamshire Sexual Violence Support Services
Offers support to anyone aged 13 and over, who have experienced any form of sexual violence, recently or in the past.
t: 0115 941 0440
In an emergency call 999 immediately. In any other situation call the non-emergency number, 101.
A police officer specially trained to help with sexual offences will accompany you to the Topaz Centre (Nottinghamshire’s sexual assault referral centre). You can ask the University Security Team to contact the police on your behalf.
Information on how to report sexual assault or sexual abuse https://www.nottinghamshire.police.uk/rape
If you are at immediate risk and on campus, you should ring Security immediately t: 0115 951 8888.
East Midlands Children and Young People's Sexual Assault Service
Children and young people aged 17 and under
t: 0800 183 0023
Offers language line/type talk and text phone service for women who have experienced domestic abuse.
t:0808 2000 247ndash; helpline, 24-hour Free phone
Revenge Porn Helpline
The UK’s only service dedicated to supporting all adults who have been victims of intimate image abuse. They provide free, non-judgemental and confidential advice and support via email and phone
t: 0345 6000 459
Imara is an independent specialist service that supports children, young people and their family following disclosure or discovery of child sexual abuse.
The University of Nottingham Health Service (registered patients only).
t: 0115 846 8888