If you think you or someone you know has experienced a hate incident/crime, there is a variety of support options available to both students and staff. 


Counselling at the university: We have professional counsellors who are experienced in working with psychological and emotional issues. They abide by the Ethical Framework set out by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy and provide confidential support within a brief therapy model.

Students' Union: The Greenwich Students' Union (GSU) is independent from the above support services within the university. If you wish to speak to an advisor about an issue related to hate incident/crime, please contact the GSU Advice Team.


Report + Support Students and staff can disclose how they have been affected by hate incident/crime using the University’s Report and Support system. You can choose to do this anonymously or you can request support from an advisor. If you choose to talk to an advisor, they will be able to talk through the reporting options and support available to you, in confidence.

Victim Support provides free, confidential services for anyone in England and Wales who has been affected by crime, regardless of whether the crime has been reported or how long ago it happened.

Stop Hate UK is a national organisation working to challenge all forms of hate crime and discrimination, based on any aspect of an individual’s identity. Stop Hate UK provides independent, confidential, and accessible reporting and support for victims, witnesses and third parties.

True Vision allows you to report hate crime online rather than visiting a police station. They advise the police record and investigate an offence even if you do not want to give your details. However, they note that if the police cannot contact you, the ability to prosecute offenders is limited and it will be tougher to get you the support you may need.

Citizens Advice provides some useful information on the different types of harassment and hate crime people may experience including disability hate crime, racist and religious hate crime, sexual harassment and sexual orientation and transgender identity hate crime.

LGBT Foundation has a number of groups covering a wide section of the LGBT community. They provide a safe and comfortable environment for people who may feel isolated, are coming out, or are new to the area.

Disability Equality runs the Developing from the Negatives Project (DFN) which aims to raise awareness of Disability Hate Crime and encourage reporting. 

Tell MAMA supports victims of anti-Muslim hate and is a public service which also measures and monitors anti-Muslim incidents.

Community Security Trust (CST) helps those who are victims of anti-Semitic hatred, harassment or bias.

Project Launch: Confronting COVID-Related Hate supports a nationwide network of British and South Asian community organisations in responding to the rising levels of hate crimes. It includes information on what constitutes hate crime and how to report it, and is available in a number of East and South East Asian languages.

Greenwich Inclusion Project (GrIP) supports victims of all hate crimes in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and provide practical support, signposting and referrals to relevant services.

Specialist Support Services:
Disability Support
LGBTQ+ Support
Mental Health Support
Multi-Ethnic Support
Multi-Faith Support

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