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Personal Safety

Everyone has the right to a safe environment and participate in life without fear, and your safety is a high priority at the University. A few simple Safe Steps can help reduce your risk and enhance your safety. Remember, if you are a victim of a crime, you are never responsible, regardless of the circumstances. The offender is 100% responsible for their offending.

  • Follow the most open and well-lit public path.
  • Whenever possible, walk with a friend or in a group or contact Security to arrange an escort if you are walking alone after dusk.
  • If alone, stay alert and be aware of your surroundings – confidence deters attackers.
  • Be prepared to call for help and consider carrying a personal alarm or whistle.
  • Avoid undergrowth and be wary of strangers.
  • Move your car closer to buildings during the day if you are planning on staying on campus after dark.
  • Store the emergency contact numbers in your mobile, diary or wallet.

If you are on campus after hours you can access security services free security escort service and don’t forget the free shuttle bus service for North Terrace campus.

Remember you can report any suspicious individuals or activities, incidents or crime in progress to Security Services.

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