Stronger measures right way to go: Students, MPs on NUS proposals to toughen penalties for sexual misconduct

The National University of Singapore is considering a range of possible actions, including a minimum year-long suspension and expulsion.
The National University of Singapore is considering a range of possible actions, including a minimum year-long suspension and expulsion.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

Tougher penalties for sexual misconduct will reflect the severity of the offences and may result in would-be offenders checking their behaviour, said students and Members of Parliament contacted by The Straits Times.

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is considering a range of possible actions, including a minimum year-long suspension and expulsion.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 16, 2019, with the headline 'Stronger disciplinary measures right way to go: Students, MPs'. Print Edition | Subscribe