Welcome to the Bystander Initiative


I Won’t Stand By

Join the UW Bystander Initiative. Together, we are making the campus a safer place for all students.

What would you do? Don’t know? Learn More.


Get the Tools

Learn how to speak up against unacceptable language or behaviour, how to stop a sexual assault before it happens, and how to be an ally to survivors.

Practical strategies to stop a sexual assault before it happens.


Take the Bystander Workshop

Come with your friends. Earn a Certificate. First year students also get $50 in UWin CASH.

Learn more about Bystander Workshops

Interested in taking a course? Apply online today at bystanderinitiatve.ca/participate/courses