UK: Theology lecturer breaches confidentiality in mass email

Melissa Tutesigensi reports:

A private email containing sensitive information about a student was sent to all Theology undergraduates this morning.

The discussion about a student’s mental health and attendance was accidentally forwarded to several hundred students.

The student was explicitly named in the email and specific details about their university life were highlighted.

In the email the lecturer claimed that the student had “not been attending due to social anxiety.”

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