Any form assault is never okay. We do not tolerate unacceptable behaviour, including all forms of assault.
Some forms of assault may be considered criminal offences or hate crimes.
If you or someone you know has been affected by assault, then we encourage you to report it and seek support.
Verbal assault
Verbal assault is the use of threatening, abusive or insulting language with the intention of causing someone else harassment, alarm or distress.
Physical assault
Physical assault is when an individual or a group attacks a person physically, with or without the use of a weapon, or threatens to hurt that person. It can include scratching, pushing, kicking, punching, throwing things, using weapons or physically restraining another person.
Sexual assault
Sexual assault is where one or more people intentionally touch another person sexually without their consent. It includes very serious assaults such as rape and sexual assault, which involve penetration without consent, as well as other unwanted physical contact such as:
  • groping 
  • kissing
  • pinching 
  • embracing

There are two ways you can tell us what happened