Our mission is to enhance the quality of life to the university community by providing a secure and safe environment through a professional committed service.

Barras Frontage

Security staff are on duty 24/7 and can be contacted on 0191 208 6817 or via e-mail at

In an emergency where there is an imminent and serious danger to people or property dial 6-666 to contact the University Security Control Room or dial 9-999 to contact directly to the Police, Fire and Ambulance Services.

The Security Control Centre is located in the Barras Building and houses the campus-wide CCTV System.

The Control Centre has direct radio links with Northumbria Police and a dedicated Northumbria Police Constable.

Safezone Scheme

The Security Team also offer a 'free Safezone App' for your mobile, please feel free to visit the Safezone Website for more details or visit the Security Team based at the Barras Building to receive a Safezone Card.

Safezone Event


Please see the document below for anyqueries regarding the app: FAQs.pdf




Car Parking

Security Service staff ensure that car park users adhere to the University Car Parking Policy which have been made to safeguard the well-being of staff, students and the general public who use the University car parking facilities.

The Civil Penalty Parking Enforcement Scheme is in operation at this University.

Incident/Crime Reporting



We are committed to providing a high quality service and would like you to help us continually improve our service by telling us how we are doing. You can do this via our customer feedback process.