ICMS is proud if its diverse student body. We provide an accessible and inclusive learning environment that promotes fairness, equity, respect for social and cultural diversity, and that is free from discrimination and harassment.
We aim to ensure that all students are treated with equity and are able to realise their full potential and participate in all aspects of student life. We want the teaching and learning environment, as well as the and social and cultural environment, to permit and support the participation of all our students.
ICMS supports an environment that appreciates and facilitates cultural awareness. It encourages sensitivity to the similarities and differences that exist between people from different backgrounds, cultures and countries. In addition, the institution acknowledges and respects the traditional custodians of the land upon which its campuses are located.
ICMS is committed to ensuring that all students are supported to have a positive student experience whilst studying at the college, and feel supported within the ICMS community. Students are encouraged to contact the Student Wellness Team if they need assistance.
SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT SUPPORT
The learning and support needs of all students is important to us. We believe that all students should have equal opportunities for academic success in an environment where unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment, bullying or victimisation is not tolerated.
SEXUAL ASSAULT AND SEXUAL HARASSSMENT (SASH) EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
- Emergencies dial 000
- NSW Police Sexual Assault Reporting Option (SARO) https://www.police.nsw.gov.au/crime/sex_crimes/adult_sexual_assault/sexu...
- NSW Rape Crisis Centre: Is the 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for anyone in NSW - men and women - who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault and their non-offending supporters. http://www.nswrapecrisis.com.au/
- Northern Beaches Mental Health Services: https://www.nslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Services/Directory/Pages/Northern-Be...
- Report all SASH issues immediately to the Director of Campus Operations and the Student Success Centre Manager. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more: Diversity and Equity Policy
SASH Policy and Procedures