Harassment claims must always be examined, and all parties must have the right to be heard. This ensures legal protection for all parties. If the harassment includes intentional violation of physical integrity or a threat of it, the matter will be given to the authorities to be examined.
If the examination of the harassment situation is done by the authorities, there should be a discus-sion with the parties concerned on how studying will be possible during any crime investigation. Depending on the situation, special arrangements are made concerning workspaces, for example. It should also be agreed as to how the parties concerned will interact with each other during work or study. The programme coordinator or the director of the school is responsible for special arran-gements.
The harassment contact persons of Student Union ROTKO support you when you feel like having been bullied or harassed by a fellow student or the staff. Harassment contact persons advise and support in resolving harassment situations. Conversations are completely confidential, and possible further measures shall be taken together. Harassment can be, for example, discrimination, unequal treatment when it comes to evaluation, singling out, sexual harassment, threatening, or any verbal or physical behaviour which the object of harassment considers abusive.
The student union ROTKO has 2 harassment contact persons (= häirintäyhdyshenkilö) whom students can contact in possible cases of harassment. You can find their names on ROTKOs webpage.