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Active Bystander Intervention Course

About the course

As a group, we explore:

  • Our role in building a community and what our community values look like in practice.
  • Spotting the signs of unacceptable behaviours like bullying and domestic violence.
  • How we identify and interpret behaviour as unacceptable, and why people may fail to.
  • Shifting problematic beliefs, attitudes, and behaviours through safe and effective interventions as an active bystander.
  • The barriers to becoming an active bystander, and how we can overcome them.
  • Effective intervention strategies for a wide range of scenarios, including sexual violence, harassment, and hate.


  • Over 12,000 course hours complete.
  • Over 1000 Society and Club Execs have completed the course.
  • Over 200 non-exec students have completed the course.

Benefits to taking part

  • Positive way to contribute to efforts to build a community that embodies our values, tackling issues such as sexual violence, misconduct, and abuse.
  • Develop confidence in assessing and safely addressing situations relevant to student life.
  • Develop leadership, communication, and listening skills.
  • HEAR accredited for UG students.
  • Digital certificate of completion (and digital badge coming soon).
  • Two core skills points associated with it for the Warwick Award. 
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Meet the tutors

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Content overview

Read an overview of the content within each session of the course.