Security Services

24 hour EMERGENCY ONLY - 0117 3311223 (internal 112233)  If you require an ambulance ring 999 first and then inform Security Services. All calls to this number will be recorded for security purposes.

Security Services operates a 24/7/365 operation. As the University continues to address unprecedented challenge and transformation, the Security Services security strategy will maintain and develop a secure environment in which our staff, students, contractors and vistitors work and interact with the University.

For Non Emergency security issues please call 0117 928 7848 (internal 87848). All calls to this number will be recorded for security purposes.

For Car Parking and Card Services please call 0117 331 1190 (internal 11190)


The upgrade of the University’s access control system to a UCard smartcard is now complete. Additional functions to be added in future may include cashless catering, IT access, etc. More information about the Access Control Project.


The University is proud to be a member of AUCSO – the Association of University Chief Security Officers.

Please note: most telephone conversations are recorded and may be monitored accordingly