What subjects could I pick for my Leaving Certificate that might help? There was just one problem: in my opinion, I was only average at all of these subjects - an excuse widely used by the younger generation today ("I'm rubbish at maths", etc), who often accept it instead of asking for help.
I asked for, and received, extra tuition in both physics and maths.
As a result, the University of Alaska Anchorage reached out to STAR in 2016 to begin the process of bringing its services to campus.” On campus, STAR advocates will be rotating weekly with various backgrounds and connections to multidisciplinary associates to help anyone without discrimination.
I received my first flying lesson aged 13 and that sealed the deal!
Yes, the VAWA Amendments to the Clery Act were signed into law a while ago -- March 2013 to be exact.
But laws typically require regulations to provide detail and guidance for those who will use them, and those regulations take time.
“STAR has been open to providing services on campus for some time, but, as with any service, there has to be a readiness on the part of the University.
“STAR is a community-based social service agency that does not have the same requirements for reporting to University officials as many resources on campus mandate,” Keeley Olson, program director at STAR, said.
“If an adult over the age of 18 wants to discuss any dynamic related to these issues, they will find a safe, confidential, outlet through STAR.
AAUW, together with outspoken student advocates and survivor groups, has called for universities to do what's right and commit to finally ending sexual violence on campus.
July marks a major landmark in this fight: Schools now have an official resource to help prevent sexual violence, one that students can also use to hold their schools accountable.