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Cardiff Uni has released a statement on coronavirus-related racism

It comes after students have spoken out against racism

The university has issued a statement responding to student stories of racism reported in The Cardiff Tab yesterday, where students spoke out about xenophobia experienced because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The statement is entitled 'An inclusive environment for all', and says the recent racism and xenophobia is "concerning", stating that the university is "committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all our students and staff".

The university emphasises that they "take any form of racial harassment, violence or abuse within our community very seriously" and "action will be taken" against any further incidents in which Chinese and Asian students are being unfairly targeted.

SU President Jackie Yip has responded to the post, commending the university for supporting the students affected stating: "Let's keep all this rising hate at bay."

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