Academics told not to embark on relationships with students
One vice-chancellor told i that staff sexual misconduct was happening at every university in the UK, with students often subject to “insidious” and “manipulative” behaviour.
The new guidance from Universities UK advises institutions to “strongly discourage personal relationships between staff and students”. Where relationships do happen, it says staff would “declare this and be removed from all responsibilities which could mean a conflict of interest”.
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