SMU surveys students on sexual harassment; plans to have office for victims, initiate new disciplinary measures

The Singapore Management University's review of student disciplinary procedures started in May 2019, and it plans to come up with a policy that will cover all non-academic disciplinary issues.
The Singapore Management University's review of student disciplinary procedures started in May 2019, and it plans to come up with a policy that will cover all non-academic disciplinary issues.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Management University (SMU) is setting up a dedicated office for victims of serious misconduct, including sexual offences, and starting a comprehensive module to educate students on consent and respect.

It will also start a new student discipline policy in August when the new school term begins, to tackle the problem of sexual misconduct on campus.

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