Personal safety

‌‌‌This information is relevant to all students whether you live in Halls of Residence or in privately rented accommodation. While a student at the University we want you to have a safe and happy time and the following information will help you protect yourself and your property from harm.  Do not hesitate to contact Security Services or the University Police Officer if you need advice.‌‌‌

Panic AlarmKeeping Safe

 If you need any further help or advice, please email -  ‌   

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

Wrist BandsGoing Out

See the drinkaware website. This youtube video from Harrogate Police also provides some good advice. 

‌Drugs and Legal Highs

For more information see the talk to frank website.

In Residence

For further information, the Suzy Lampugh trust is an excellent resource to refer to. 

Some of you may be living in the Community and it is worth a visit to the following websites;

Love where you live Bristol

Avon and Somerset Police

Simple, sensible precautions will always prove their worth. Make them second nature as you are moving around this great city. Encourage your friends to do the same, create a pro‐ security culture among your fellow students. A little bit of time spent on these issues could save a lot of heartache in the future.

Personal Property

Mobile phones and tablets

Steps to take when protecting Mobile Phones and Tablets; 

Bags and Purses

Information Security

The University has a dedicated information security website at the following link: Information security here you will find information security policy, helpful tips on protecting your devices and there is mandatory training for members of staff that can be completed online.

If you suffer a data loss (or suspect that you may have) you must report it to the Information Security Team (email: 

For more information please see the UK governments website on getting safe online