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University students are posting allegations of sexual abuse online, as they do not feel their universities are listening, a National Union of Students (NUS) official has said. NUS women's officer Sarah Lasoye said sexual assault was the "biggest issue facing female students at university". During the past month, there have been more than 15,000 retweets of claims from students at seven UK universities. Universities UK said: "Every case of sexual violence is one too many.". The group, together with the Office for Students, has been tasked by the government with tackling sexual abuse at universities. Both organisations say they are making progress but more needs to be done. The Next Episode,... Full story

23 May