It takes courage to disclose experiences of racism. Everyone who has experienced this deserves to be listened to, supported and believed. Your safety and wellbeing are the most important things right now. You are not alone and what has happened is not your fault.
Report to the University
Use the Report and Support system to report a racist incident to the University of St Andrews. You can choose to do this anonymously or you can request support from an adviser.
- If the matter is about student welfare, you can directly contact Student Services
- If the matter is about student conduct, you can directly contact the Student Conduct Officer directly if preferred.
Staff members can also report to:
- Human Resources
- their manager (unless the matter directly relates to them)
- their trade union.
External reporting options
- Call 101 for non-emergencies (call 999 for emergencies).
- Go to your local police station. The St Andrews police station Is located on 68 Pipeland Road, St Andrews, KY16 8JW.
If someone targets you, or someone else, because of a dislike or prejudice of your race, then you should report this to the police as a hate crime. Anyone witnessing hate crime can also report it, regardless of personal association.
Police Scotland will look at why the act or offence was committed. They will also look at the perception of the people involved. Police Scotland treats all hate crimes and incidents seriously.
Contact CrimeStoppers to report anonymously. CrimeStoppers often passes information to the police. You can call 0800 555 111 or report online to CrimeStoppers.