The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, T.D., has requested a national survey of student experiences of sexual violence and sexual harassment. This survey is being run by the Higher Education Authority (HEA), the agency that funds Irish higher education institutions. We would like you to help make a difference and have your voice heard by filling out the survey. 

Why should you participate? 

  • It will help make campuses safer places for everyone. 
  • We need to take action to end sexual violence and harassment now. 
  • Your voice will be heard by those making national policy and funding decisions. 

By taking part in this survey you are helping the HEA to understand your experience and to get an overall picture of what is happening on our campuses. Sexual violence and harassment is an issue that affects us all – be part of the bigger picture and make an impact.  

The survey can be accessed here: 

Participation in the survey is voluntary and anonymous – no personally identifying information is requested. 

Make your voice count now. 


Trigger warnings are included at the start of sections on sensitive topics, and you will be given the option to skip questions if you do not feel comfortable answering them. If you have been affected by sexual harassment and/or sexual violence and need some support, please see the list of specialist organisations that can offer you support.  

Links to Support

HEA Advisory Group on Ending Sexual Violence and Harassment in Irish Higher Education Institutions

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