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Staying safe

Tips and advice on safety, including how to keep yourself and your belongings safe in London, how to ensure you are safe online and how to avoid scams and frauds. Here you can also find information on who to contact in an emergency.

Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Adviser appointments

UCL's Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Adviser, Sophie Bimson, offers phone appointments every Wednesday afternoon. Appointments last up to 45 minutes. Three slots are available: 2pm-2.45pm, 2.45pm-3.30pm and 3.30pm-4.15pm.

You can speak to Sophie about any issues affecting you that are related to crime, safety or security. This might include theft, assault, harassment or domestic abuse. Sophie can also provide guidance on how to avoid crime and can support you if you're reporting a crime to the police.

If you'd like to book a phone appointment with Sophie, please email her directly with your preferred time slot.

Find out more about personal safety at UCL.

Safety in London


Information on staying safe in London and around campus.

Fraud and scams


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

Emergency contacts


Emergency contacts and information on how to report a crime.