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Crime prevention and personal safety advice at UCL

15 January 2020

Student safety is of paramount importance at UCL. If you’d like some tips on how to stay safe or have been victim of a crime, you can talk to Darren Watts, UCL’s Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Advisor.

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Whether you’re at university, at home or out and about in the city, there are many things you need to be aware of to ensure you’re safe. So, if you’re new to city life and would like some tips about staying safe in the capital, or you have been victim of a crime – we are here to help.

Darren Watts, Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Advisor is on hand to provide advice and guidance about how you can stay safe and what to do if you’re a victim of a crime.

The most commonly reported crime on campus are theft, fraud and scams. It’s important to raise awareness of such reported crimes as well as unreported crimes such as abuse, harassment and hate crimes. Darren can help to guide you through how to report a crime and support available. 

You can contact Darren by email if you have any questions or queries. Advice can be accessed via email, telephone or on Teams by video or audio call. If you would prefer to obtain advice confidentially and do not wish to give your personal details you can report anonymously on Report+Support and choose Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Advisor if you would like advice on crime prevention and personal safety matters.