Personal safety

The Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Office are on hand to provide advice on safety matters such as online safety, avoiding frauds, spotting scams and keeping yourself and your belongings safe in London. You can also find information on who to contact in an emergency.

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Email the Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Team

UCL Security support

In an emergency, call +44 (0)20 7679 2222 or extension 222 from a UCL landline. You can also contact UCL's Security team direct from your phone with the SafeZone app.

For non-emergency support, call +44 (​​​​​​0)20 7679 2108 or extension 32108 from a UCL landline. You will speak to the Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Office.

You can visit the UCL Security team on the ground floor of Foster Court on Malet Place, opposite the Petrie Museum. 

Crisis support 

  • Go directly to the Accident & Emergency (A&E) department of your local hospital.
  • Call 999 to request an ambulance if you are unable to reach the hospital yourself.

Emergency contacts


Emergency contacts and information on how to report a crime.

SafeZone app

SafeZone app

Download the UCL SafeZone app to make it easier for you to contact UCL Security in an emergency.

Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Office

Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Office

Our team offer support, advice and information to keep you safe in London.

Report + Support

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Report harassment, discrimination or sexual misconduct and find support information.

Fraud and scams

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Information on how to avoid scams and frauds, including how to stay safe online. 

Safety in London

Safety in London

Information on staying safe in London and around campus.