Do universities need help keeping their students safe?

Having a code of standards to handle sexual offences - and a cross-campus independent body to investigate such cases - will help free universities to focus on victim support

Should the Singapore Government step in to help protect tertiary students from harm?

In September 2016, Nominated MP Louis Ng asked then Acting Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung if the ministry would formulate guidelines and provide anti-harassment training to staff in tertiary institutions in Singapore, based on the recommendations of the Tripartite Advisory on Managing Workplace Harassment.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 04, 2019, with the headline 'Do universities need help keeping their students safe?'. Print Edition | Subscribe