'One minute I was dancing - the next minute I woke up and was being raped': Monash University student reveals horrifying rape ordeal during orientation week camp

  • Emma Hunt says she was raped in at a Monash University orientation event
  • The 20-year-old said she has bumped into her alleged attacker on campus 
  • Since 2014 the Melbourne university had four reports of sexual assault 
  • It comes as a Sydney University college is deemed 'rampant with sexism'

A female student says she was raped at a university orientation camp after waking up while her attacker was sexually assaulting her. 

Emma Hunt, 20, says the attack occurred in 2014 during an orientation week camp for Melbourne's Monash University. 

'One minute I was dancing. The next minute I woke up and someone was raping me,' she told The Age.  

Emma Hunt (pictured), 20, says she was raped at a university orientation camp after waking up while her attacker was sexually assaulting her

Emma Hunt (pictured), 20, says she was raped at a university orientation camp after waking up while her attacker was sexually assaulting her

Monash's orientation week is held ahead of the start of semester for new students to mingle and are encouraged to develop new relationships.

On the night Ms Hunt claims the attack occurred, a fellow student found her in a bed with an unnamed in a wooden cabin and became concerned as Ms Hunt was not in a state to give consent. 

A group of students grabbed the man and pulled him off Ms Hunt who had woken up while the attack was occurring.

Following the attack, Ms Hunt said she suffered from trauma and she now receives counselling to help her cope with the trauma of the assault.

Six months later she spoke with a friend who urged her to speak to the university's Safer Community Unit. They reportedly recommended she report the matter to police. 

But she has been reluctant said she did not have 'faith in a positive outcome' in going through a trial.

She says she is fearful the attack could happen again and has been reminded of the incident when she has seen her alleged perpetrator at the university's Clayton campus, according to the report.

Ms Hunt says she is fearful the attack could happen again and has been reminded of the incident when she has seen her alleged perpetrator at Monash University's Clayton campus

Ms Hunt says she is fearful the attack could happen again and has been reminded of the incident when she has seen her alleged perpetrator at Monash University's Clayton campus

There have been four reports of sexual assault on Monash University campus since 2014 and 20 reports of off-campus assaults according to a Monash University spokesman

There have been four reports of sexual assault on Monash University campus since 2014 and 20 reports of off-campus assaults according to a Monash University spokesman

There have been four reports of sexual assault on Monash University campus since 2014 and 20 reports of off-campus assaults according to a Monash University spokesman. 

'Victims of sexual assault or harassment are encouraged and supported to report to the police, but if they choose not to do so that choice is respected,' the spokesman said in the news report. 

'Meanwhile, Monash continues to seek ways to provide them with personal support, and to limit potential for contact with the alleged perpetrator.' 

The allegation comes as students from University of Sydney's prestigious Wesley College (pictured) have deemed the institution a haven for rampant sexism and an 'en masse' drinking culture

The allegation comes as students from University of Sydney's prestigious Wesley College (pictured) have deemed the institution a haven for rampant sexism and an 'en masse' drinking culture

Producers of the Wesley College journal has been slammed by students at Sydney University after including a section named 'The Rackweb' - an intricate map that reveals details about the sex life of women on campus

Producers of the Wesley College journal has been slammed by students at Sydney University after including a section named 'The Rackweb' - an intricate map that reveals details about the sex life of women on campus

The allegation comes as students from University of Sydney's prestigious Wesley College have deemed the institution a haven for rampant sexism and an 'en masse' drinking culture, when speaking out after a 'slut-shaming' journal was revealed. 

Producers of the Wesley College journal has been slammed by students at Sydney University after including a section named 'The Rackweb' - an intricate map that reveals details about the sex life of women on campus.

The publication, which is funded by students of the college, includes awards for 'Best A**', 'Best Cleavage', 'Biggest Pornstar' and 'Kinkiest Collegian', while the woman deemed to have slept with the most men is awarded the title of 'Mrs RackWeb'.  

The publication, which is funded by students of the college, includes awards for 'Best A**', 'Best Cleavage', 'Biggest Pornstar' and 'Kinkiest Collegian'

The publication, which is funded by students of the college, includes awards for 'Best A**', 'Best Cleavage', 'Biggest Pornstar' and 'Kinkiest Collegian'

More than half of students who report sexual abuse are targeted on campus or university events but only five per cent of victims report incidents to the police, according to the National Union of Students.

The Australian Human Rights Commission will reportedly spend $1 million on a national survey to provide data on the prevalence of sexual assaults and harassments.   

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