Table 1

Survey content

Survey content
Survey sectionMeasure/itemScale
Section I—respondent characteristicsYear of birthNA
Gender identityMan; transgender man; woman; transgender woman; gender non-conforming, non-binary or queer
Affiliation with the universityUndergraduate student; postgraduate student
Year in degree programmeNA
Domestic/international studentNA
EthnicityArab; Asian/Asian British; Black/ African/Caribbean/Black British/mixed/multiple ethnic groups; White; any other ethnic group
Sexual orientationBisexual; gay or lesbian; heterosexual; none of the above; prefer not to say
Type of secondary school attendedState school in the UK; independent school in the UK; other
DisabilityYes; no
Parental education (distinct questions for maternal and paternal education)Less than secondary school; secondary school graduate; vocational or technical training; undergraduate degree; postgraduate degree
AccommodationCollege accommodation; university accommodation; private accommodation in Oxford; outside of Oxford
College affiliationNA
Participation in sex work (online or offline)Yes; no
Section II—university climateWitnessing sexual harassmentNever; rarely; sometimes; often
Personal and peer beliefs and perceptions about sexual violenceAgree; disagree; undecided
Bystander behaviourLikely; unsure; not likely
Awareness of university resourcesYes; no; unsure
Section III—sexual harassment at the university (both perpetration and victimisation)Sexual harassment (series of statements)Yes; no
FrequencyOnce in past year; two or three times in past year; four or five times in past year; more than five times in past year
LocationAt University of Oxford; in Oxford but outside university; online; outside of Oxford
Relationship to perpetrator/victimFamily member; friend not at Oxford; member of university staff; professor or lecturer; supervisor; sports coach; stranger; employer; Oxford student; romantic partner; ex-romantic partner; other
Section IV and V—sexual violence experiences while attending a HEI (both perpetration and victimisation)Sexual violence (series of statements increasing in severity)Sexual Experiences Survey (Koss et al16 2007)
FrequencyOnce in past year; two or three times in past year; four or five times in past year; more than five times in past year
LocationCollege accommodation; university accommodation; public setting in Oxford; social setting at University of Oxford; private accommodation in Oxford; outside of Oxford
Relationship with perpetrator/victimFamily member; friend not at Oxford; member of university staff; professor or lecturer; supervisor; sports coach; stranger; employer; Oxford student; romantic partner; ex-romantic partner; other
Gender identity of perpetrator/victimMan; transgender man; woman; transgender woman; gender non-conforming, non-binary or queer; unsure
Quality of support from University of Oxford (for victimisation) _Poor; adequate; excellent
Incident reported to police or university (perpetration)Yes; no; unsure
Section VIParticipant burdenYes; somewhat; no
  • HEI, higher educational institution.