London is a very safe city, but there are a number of simple steps you can take to ensure that you stay safe. The articles below provide some essential advice.
Emergency UCL Security support
Call +44 (0)20 7679 2222 or extension 222 from a UCL landline.
Please call this number if you witness or experience a crime or security concern on campus.
Non-emergency UCL Security support
Call +44 (0)20 7679 2108 or extension 32108 from a UCL landline.
Please call this number to speak to the Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Adviser for follow-up support from UCL if you have witnessed or experienced a crime, or for all other security enquiries.
If you witness or experience an emergency, such as a crime, a fire, a serious accident or a medical emergency, you should phone the numbers below.
- On campus - call +44 (0)20 7679 2222 or extension 222 from a UCL landline. UCL Security will contact the emergency services on your behalf.
- Off campus - call 999 and ask for the appropriate service (police, ambulance, fire brigade).
- Police non-emergency number - call 101. This number can be used to report crimes that do not need an emergency response, such as a bike theft.
- NHS non-emergency number - call 111 or use the 111 Online service. This number can be used if you experience a medical problem that you do not feel is an emergency, or if you are unsure where to access the correct health care support.
Find out more
You can find much more information on this subject in the 'Staying safe' section of this website.