There are 4 types of All About Respect training available

  • IDAS Champions Training 
  • Consent Training
  • Bystander Training
  • Responding to a disclosure Training 

We are running two bystander training sessions for students in February. Please sign up on Eventbrite to secure your free place!

Student Bystander Training 19th Feb

Student Bystander Training 26th Feb

We are also running a Bystander session on 6th March for YSJU staff and externals from across the city of York:

Staff and Externals Bystander Training

Have you ever laughed at a joke you thought was inappropriate or cruel? Have you ever been concerned about a friend’s behaviour on a night out but not known how to help? You have been a bystander, and we are all bystanders to human behaviour all the time. It can be difficult to know how and when to intervene, and help your friends and peers. Yet All students regardless of gender, sexuality and religion “are entitled to enjoy a safe and positive experience at university” (Universities UK, 2016, p. 1).

This hard hitting video from New Zealand gives a strong example of the importance of acting

Harassment such as sexual violence, homophobia and racism are a global issue, and university campuses have been identified as environments in which such behaviour is prevalent. Although some harassment may occur in private there are usually numerous opportunities for others, bystanders, to intervene before an assault occurs.

The Intervention Initiative is a bystander programme which aims to empower you to become an active bystander, and be part of the solution in stopping and preventing harassment in your student community.

Last semester we ran IDAS Consent and IDAS Champions Sessions for students and are pleased to say we now have 31 new student IDAS Champions as well as a new student IDAS Champions Co-ordinator who has exciting campaign plans for this year. Watch this space for more info!

We also delivered how to respond to a disclosure training sessions for both staff and students. If you are a staff member or student and think any of the above training would benefit you or your team please do get in touch: 



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