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20 May 2019

Brunel University London is the latest higher education institution to join a pioneering scheme that aims to improve student safety, security and wellbeing standards across the sector.

The university, which has 14,000 students, has joined ProtectED, the first national accreditation sch...

26 Nov 2018

Coventry University and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have become founder members of a pioneering scheme that aims to improve student safety, security and wellbeing standards across the UK higher education sector.

The universities have joined ProtectED, the first nationa...

26 Feb 2018

A new university organisation is aiming to drive up standards in student wellbeing as the sector struggles with record suicide rates and ‘epidemic’ levels of sexual harassment on campus.​

Student safety is also a significant issue, with concerns being raised by university staff, and by...

20 Nov 2017

(Left to right) Trevor Jones, Dr Luba Pirgova-Morgan, Prof. Allan Walker, Baroness Ruth Henig, Brian Nuttall, Dr Caroline Davey, Andrew Wootton, Dave Humphries, and Dr Lucy Winrow.

We are delighted to announce Baroness Ruth Henig as the new Patron of ProtectED, the first...

6 Feb 2017

A new accreditation scheme launched by the University of Salford will make it easier for prospective students and their parents to identify safe universities in the UK.

All higher education institutions across the UK are now being encouraged to join ProtectED – an accreditation scheme...