Bystander Intervention: A Quick Guide - Video

How can I be an effective Bystander?
Watch this quick guide to the Bystander Intervention programme at UCC!

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UCC's Bystander Intervention programme provides training and other resources on how to step in, speak up and support others in situations of sexual misconduct and sexual violence. Available to all staff and students, the training includes everything from definitions, scenarios, role-plays, questions, action steps and resources to equip you with knowledge and skills to SAFELY intervene in instances of harmful or violent words, actions or behaviours.

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Become a UCC Bystander Ambassador

By becoming a UCC Bystander Ambassador, you’ll be advocating for a world free from sexual violence and gender inequalities. Get involved in our events, let us know your ideas, contribute to critical and inclusive debate, take action, and spread the word, whether it’s with your pen or your voice, you are very welcome!

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I felt empowered, even in the minutes following my workshops, to be better than I was before I began.

Laura, BA Applied Psychology student, UCC

Through the bystander programme, I really noticed how consent… is really a collective social responsibility that everyone has to buy into so that you can make the campus a safer a place.

Maeve, BA (Politics and English) student, UCC

Staff have a unique opportunity in the community to make decisions which will be in the best interest of our students, peers, members of our community.

Eleanor Donoghue, Head of Career Services, UCC

This course not only personally helped me but it gave me the skills to handle certain situations safely over Freshers’ and RAG Week with the Student Community Support.

Saoirse, BMus student, UCC