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Staying Safe

Your safety while studying is hugely important to UCL, both on and off campus. We want to ensure that you have all the necessary safety information and tips to make the most of your student experience in the city. Read on for articles busting safety myths and about staying safe on nights out, online and on public transport.

Important info to get you started:

  • If you have any crime or personal safety concerns contact Aysev Ismail, UCL Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Advisor - aysev.ismail@ucl.ac.uk

Staying Safe articles

Staying safe online

For our final safety article, Aysev shares her top tips for staying safe online! 

Tips to managing anxiety around terrorism

There have been several recent acts of terror in London, and it’s natural to worry about how this has or will affect your life. Anxiety around your safety is to be expected – but how can you lessen the impact of this anxiety and keep safe? In this article Rebecca, Student Support & Wellbeing Advisor gives us her top tips to help you manage this anxiety. 

Let's talk about consent

Consent, it's as simple as tea!  Louise, Student Support & Wellbeing Adviser is here to tell us why it's so important to know the facts and what sexual consent has got to do with this quintessentially British pastime!

Staying safe on a night out

London has a great nightlife and we want you to be able to safely enjoy the best that this brilliant city has to offer! In this article, Aysev, the UCL Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Adviser is here to give her top tips on staying safe on a night out in London.

Top Safety tips for living in the Capital 

This week, the UCL Security team are taking over the Countdown blog! In this article, Aysev, UCL's Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Adviser is giving us her top tips for staying safe in the capital city.