If you know someone who has been affected by discrimination, they are not alone and support is available.
- Listen. Just taking the time to listen to someone and talk about what has happened can help. Try these six active listening tips to help you support them.
- Give options. When they have finished talking, ask them if they are okay to talk through some possible options and next steps.
- You can encourage them to seek support through the various internal channels such as Dignity at Cranfield Advisors, the Student Wellbeing and Disability Support Team, People and Culture Teams, Mental Health First Aiders and the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Team.
- Alternatively, you can make an anonymous disclosure or named disclosure through Report and Support which will allow us to review/investigate as appropriate.
- Find out what support is available on the External contacts page.
- Take care of yourself. It’s important that you take care of yourself. If you’ve heard something distressing or if something is troubling you, the University's Student Wellbeing and Disability Support and People and Culture teams offer confidential help to students and staff.
- Find out more on the support available for your mental health and wellbeing: