The NUS is calling for stricter policies on the relationships that staff can have with students. What was your experience?
A third of universities have no policy on relationships between staff and students, according to a recent survey.
The National Union of Students and campaigners the 1752 group, which conducted the survey, are now calling for universities to introduce policies on appropriate teaching relationships that reflect the power imbalance between staff and students. These professional boundaries might emulate NHS rules, which prevent doctors from entering into romantic relationships with patients, the authors suggest.
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