We thank you for taking the time to report an incident that happened to you, or one that you witnessed.
We understand that this might be a difficult time for you. However, by choosing to provide your contact details, you will help us to provide you with appropriate support. We will be in touch with you shortly (usually within three working days).
This report does not in itself initiate a formal complaints process, however you may request this and explore this option with a Case Manager. In certain circumstances, The Open University may judge that action is required even if the person reporting is not requesting any. This will be done in accordance with the University staff and student Dignity and Respect Policy
and staff Bullying and Harassment Policy.
Please view our flowcharts
for a better understanding of what happens once you submit a report.
At the end of this form, we will ask some questions about you which are optional
and can be skipped. This is so that we can monitor the different experiences of certain groups and be able to take more focused action. Completing these questions will help us analyse results accurately. All results will be published in an anonymised way and raw data will not be provided for counts less than 5.
The information contained in this report will only be passed on to relevant staff members on a strictly need to know basis and in line with our privacy notice
. The Open University will not disclose any personal or identifiable information to others, except as set out in the Safeguarding Policy.
Your data is important to us. Please be assured that all information you submit to us is treated with the utmost confidentiality.
By submitting this form you agree that you have read the above and to the use of your information as described.