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The Campus Security team is part of the People Group and has a primary focus on safeguarding everyone within our campus community. We work extremely closely with all departments who are concentrated on ensuring the best possible service for students, staff and visitors. People are important to us and we will always endeavour to provide outstanding customer service to keep you safe.

We work 24 hours a day, 365 days a year within the following areas:

Residential Life
  • Providing wellbeing support for all students on campus
  • Supporting the Residential Life Team when dealing with unusual incidents involving students
  • Patrolling residential halls and their environs, providing support and reassurance to prevent incidents occurring
  • Providing all first aid and defibrillator response
  • Escorting emergency response teams
  • Managing evacuations to ensure the safety of students
Events
  • Managing traffic flow for all major events on campus
  • Authorising outdoor events
  • Managing demonstrations
  • Providing close protection security for visiting VIPs
Parking
  • Managing the operational car parking infrastructure
  • Patrolling car parks and using CCTV to prevent crime
  • Ensuring compliance with the University's Parking Regulations and issuing Penalty Charge Notices, if required
Academic zones and administrative building security
  • Patrolling all academic buildings and responding to alarms
  • Monitoring CCTV and access control
  • Responding to personal safety alarms
  • Escorting vulnerable people, if required
Campus-wide management
  • Managing the University's electronic access control system
  • Managing and operating the University's CCTV system
  • Responding to all incidents and emergencies (e.g. fire alarms, first aid support, and road traffic collisions)
  • Reporting faults regarding safety, security and general maintenance for the good upkeep of the campus
Other duties
  • Supporting Students' Union staff during major social events
  • Providing crime prevention advice
  • Carrying out security surveys and risk assessments
  • Confidentially reporting bullying, harassment and hate crime
  • Carrying out and supporting investigations
  • Giving talks on personal safety and security
  • Giving advice on safe travel abroad