Welcome

Thank you for taking the time to learn about creating safer and respectful environments at RRU and beyond. We invite you to explore this material and think about how you can contribute to a safe and respectful learning community.

Instructions

This interactive resource presents four videos related to sexual violence. They focus on the following topics:

  • Consent
  • Relationships and Boundaries
  • Active Bystander
  • How to Support a Survivor of Sexual Violence

Please explore the videos and activities in any order that works for you.

Explore These Topics

This topic explores consent and offers ways to practice consent.

This topic explores consent setting boundaries in any relationship and discusses how power can impact boundaries in relationships.

This topic explores ways to intervene as an active bystander.

This topic explores ways to support someone who has experienced sexual violence and potential barriers to disclosing sexual violence.

alert icon If you need support at any time related to experiencing or witnessing sexual violence, please reach out to resources at RRU or in your community.

 

Royal Roads University members acknowledge that we learn, work, and live on the traditional lands of the Xwsepsum (Esquimalt) and Lkwungen (Songhees) ancestors and families who have lived here for thousands of years.

The creation of these videos occurred on the territories of the sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl’ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musquem) Nations, whose relationship to these lands is on-going today.

Many of us benefit from unearned power and privilege due to the invasion of the lands upon which we live, love, work, and play. Sexual violence is intrinsically connected to colonization. We strive to challenge these systems of violence, and, humbly commit to this as a lifelong practice.