Compulsory sexual consent classes have begun for freshers at Oxford University.

The workshops, held in groups of 10, have been made compulsory at 22 of the 30 Oxford colleges.

The freshers week activity has been jointly organised with the Student Union.

University spokeswoman Julia Paolitto said: “A number of colleges have been working with OUSU on ways of including discussions about sexual consent in this year’s fresher’s week programmes.”

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