Tuesday 18 February 2020
Why this story?
We have spent months examining the handling of rape and sexual assault cases on campus at UK universities. We held ThinkIns in our newsroom and on a number of campuses, as we heard from people and gathered evidence.
Post-Weinstein, the #MeToo movement highlighted bad behaviour in many sectors, but UK universities have yet to face up to the scale of their problem.
This piece, starting our #CampusJustice series, is not about historic cases – this is about events in 2018 and 2019. This is not just about one college in Cambridge. But Trinity Hall is where we are starting.
As universities compete for students are they doing a good enough job of looking after them? David Taylor, Editor