Sharking: The Grim Practice Where Older Students Prey On Freshers
Higher education’s rape culture isn’t breaking news. Sexual violence has become ingrained in campus life. The 2014 National Union of Students' "Hidden Marks" study revealed that over two thirds of female students have experienced some kind of harassment at university. It’s only in recent years, however, that incidents such as the Warwick group chat scandal, which exposed private messages between male students joking about raping female students, including planning "surprise sex with some freshers", have brought the problem to light. And it’s about time too.