New University Students Are Being Tested On Their Knowledge Of Sexual Consent
New students at the University of Bristol are being asked to take the quizzes as part of their induction.
The University of Bristol is asking new students to take a sexual consent quiz as part of their induction process.
Amid growing concern over the handling of sexual assaults on UK campuses, students at the university are being provided with materials explaining consent as well as being asked to take the quiz.
If a non-consensual scenario is correctly identified, a positive message will appear.
If not, a message pointing out why this situation would be non-consensual appears.
However, if the participant chooses to stop a consensual situation, they are told they're incorrect.
The quiz can also be completed with entirely incorrect answers.
In a statement to BuzzFeed News, the University of Bristol said: "The issue of sexual consent, as highlighted by Universities minister Jo Johnson and business secretary Sajid Javid last week, is something the University takes seriously."
The university added:
As part of our proactive approach, all new residents have information about sexual consent in their e-induction. This includes a quiz to test their knowledge. The quiz was written by a local charity who are experts in this area.