Australia: Uni faces legal challenge over sexual assault allegation against med student

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'Lawyers for the male student have filed proceedings in the Supreme Court in Brisbane after he was invited to attend a UQ disciplinary board hearing about the sexual assault allegation.

"[UQ and its disciplinary board] do not have jurisdiction to hear and make findings about such allegations," the application for judicial review states.

The ABC understands the medical student has not been charged with any criminal offence.

The assault allegedly took place last year.

According to documents tendered as part of the civil case, the student is alleged to have digitally penetrated the complainant's genitals without her consent.'

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