What is bullying?

  • Bullying refers to individuals or groups continuing to demean, isolate, bully, harass, or tease others directly or indirectly by means of speech, text, pictures, symbols, bodily movements, electronic communications, Internet or other means, so as to put others in a hostile or unfriendly environment, causing mental, physical or property damage or affecting normal learning activities.
  • Bullying at university refers to bullying behaviors on or off campus from principals, faculty, staff, workers, and students (hereinafter as “faculty, staff, and students”) toward other students from the same or different university.
  • Bullying at university is determined by the following criteria (i.e., what constitutes bullying at university)
    a. Picking on others
    b. A deliberate intent to inflict harm
    c. Physically or mentally hurting another person
    d. Unequal power (class status) dynamic
    e. Other behaviors recognized as bullying at university following discussio

What should I do if I'm bullied?

  • Tell your teacher or parents or file a complaint with the university.
  • File a complaint with county/city authorities by calling the anti-bullying complaint hotline (0800-580995).
  • File a complaint with the Ministry of Education by calling the 24-hour hotline (1953).
  • Tell your experience on a campus life questionnaire.
  • Ask for help from others such as classmates or close friends.
  • Leave a message on the Ministry of Education Anti-Bullying Website.

The Ministry of Education Anti-Bullying Hotline

The Ministry of Education anti-bullying hotline 1953 has someone available 24/7 with whom you can consult and report bullying behaviors.

NCHU Bullying on Campus Handling Flowchart