Personal Safety

On Campus

Students who live on campus and have concerns about their personal safety should contact the University’s Security Office in the first instance. They are based at the Gatehouse and their contact telephone numbers are:

  • In Emergency – 22222 internal or 024 765 22222 external
  • Non Emergency – 22083 internal or 024 765 22083 external

Please also see useful information about personal safety provided on the University website.

Campus Police Officer

The University has its own campus police officer, Mick Parkes. You can contact him if you need to report an incident or for any advice on issues regarding personal safety. He can be contacted by email at, and more information can be found on the University Website.

Off Campus

Students living in Coventry area please see West Midlands Police pdf which provides useful information on personal safety.

Students living in Leamington and Kenilworth area please see Warwickshire Police website provides useful information on personal safety. Warwickshire Police also operate Safer Neighbourhood Teams covering North, South and Central Leamington Spa and Kenilworth. You can find out more information about your local team at:

International Students

The British Council has produced some helpful Guides about moving to the UK and staying safe - links to these guides can be found on the University Website.