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RESPECT at DkIT

Promoting consent and ending sexual violence and harassment

Responding to and
Ending 
Sexual Violence and Harassment.
Promoting Positive sexual
Experiences and
Changing Campus culture 
Together.

If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence or harassment

If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence, harassment or assault visit the link below for options on what to do next and a list of supports available.

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If you are unsure if you have been affected by sexual violence or harassment

If you are unsure if you have been affected by sexual violence or harassment; The National Active Consent Hub includes answers to frequently asked questions and has clear definitions of consent, sexual violence and harassment. This website also offers information on training and more.

Visit Consent Hub

RESPECT in DkIT starts with you and me

Below is a selection of support and training to help both students and staff, respond to ending sexual violence and sexual harassment and promote positive sexual experiences.

The Speak Out Reporting Tool

The Speak Out Reporting Tool is available to all students and staff members of DkIT and its 100% anonymous.

Learn About Speak Out at DkIT

Free Counselling

As a student of DkIT, you can avail of free counselling sessions. Here you can share your experience in a confidential and non-judgemental environment.

More Information About Counselling

Student Health Unit

The Student Health Unit (SHU) provides free on-campus medical care to all registered students

Learn About the Student Health Unit

Active Consent

Learn everything you need to know and understand about Active Consent. 

Visit Active Consent Website

Bystander Intervention Training

This 2 hours online training with 4 self-directed modules can be done at your own pace! The programme highlights the danger of normalising and accepting abusive behaviour.

Visit Training on Moodle

We Support RESPECT in DkIT.

This initiative is supported by all our sports and societies

Become a RESPECT Ambassador

We are asking students and staff to be proactive in Responding to and Ending Sexual Violence and Harassment and become RESPECT Ambassadors.

If you complete any of our training, you will receive a RESPECT Lanyard/Pin or Digital Badge. This way you will gain understanding, skills and knowledge in relation to consent, challenging unacceptable behaviour and promoting positive experiences and will work towards changing campus culture.

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Ending Sexual Violence and Harassment Initiatives

Watch this video to learn more about how we are actively implementing Ending Sexual Violence and Harassment Initiatives with our community in DkIT.

Framework for Consent

As part of RESPECT in DkIT, we are actively working to implement the Framework for Consent in HEIs: Safe, Respectful, Supportive and Positive: Ending Sexual Harassment in Irish Higher Education Institutions and learning from the recommendations in THEA’s Promoting Consent and Preventing Sexual Violence Report.

More About Promoting Consent at DkIT