Emergency contacts

On this page you can find useful contacts for emergencies, both on UCL campus and off campus. You can also find additional resources for students to ensure you stay safe.

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UCL Security

UCL aims to provide and maintain a safe, secure and healthy environment for its students.

Emergency security support on campus

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.

You can also contact UCL's Security team direct from your phone with the SafeZone app.

Non-emergency security support on campus

Call +44 (​​​​​​0)20 7679 2108 or extension 32108 from a UCL landline. Please call this number to speak to the Sophie Bimson, Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Adviser.

You will receive follow-up support from UCL if you have witnessed or experienced a crime, or for all other security enquiries. You can also contact Sophie by email.

UCL Security team

You can visit the Security team on the ground floor of Foster Court on Malet Place, opposite the Petrie Museum. Learn more about staying safe at UCL on the UCL security website.

Follow UCL Security on Twitter for the latest updates, news and advice.

Emergency services

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). You can also go to the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department of your local hospital. The closest hospital to UCL Main Campus is University College London Hosital (UCLH).

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.

Reporting a crime

In an emergency, remember to always dial 999 straight away. If you want to report anything to the police when it is no longer an emergency:

If you are in London, find your nearest police station on the Metropolitan Police website. If you are based anywhere else in the UK, use the 'Find a force by area' search on the Police.UK website.