Safety and Security


There’s a dedicated team of Security who patrol the residences and monitor the extensive CCTV coverage to look after your safety and security. The Security team are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. They work closely with Residence Life Mentors to ensure the safety of your accommodation.

Top Tips for Staying Safe

  • Don’t leave the front door on the latch. It means that anyone can access your accommodation.
  • Lock doors and windows when not at home.
  • Don’t allow anyone to follow you into your block unless you know them.
  • Remember the green break glass button is only to be used in an emergency.
  • Keep valuables out of sight.
  • Use the safer routes when walking back from campus - these are patrolled by Security and are covered by CCTV.
  • Don’t walk alone at night.


In an emergency (fire, police, ambulance): 0114 222 4444

For general advice and information: 0114 222 4085 @

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