Personal Safety

Incidents of personal assault involving University staff and students are extremely infrequent and even those may be avoided through greater care and vigilance.

Reporting Incidents

It is essential, whether as a student or member of the University staff, that all crime related incidents be reported to University security staff and Northumbria Police. Only in that way can we respond and maintain the safety of staff and students, and the security of personal and University property.

Security staff are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can be contacted on:

Safety Advice

The University Security Office and the University Safety Office have collaborated in producing a video about personal safety at the University:

For further advice on personal safety related matters contact:

Alternatively, please view personal safety and crime prevention policies and documents

First Aid

Security Service First Aiders

Did you know that the majority of Security staff are qualified first aiders?

If requiring assistance, please contact Security Control on ext 86817.