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Safer Students aims to provide crime prevention, safety and general advice for all University students across South Wales.
Safer Students is a collaborative project between South Wales Police and all South Wales Universities (Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of South Wales (Treforest & Atrium), Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Swansea University and University of Wales Trinity Saint David). Our dedicated Student Liaison Officers are on hand to help you settle in to your new campus and also to provide you with the knowledge you need to keep yourself and your friends safe.
Your local University Liaison Officers for all Cardiff and USW students are:
Swansea University and University of Wales Trinity Saint David University Liaison Officers are:
South Wales is one of the safest places to study in the UK, and we want to keep it that way. So whether you’re in Cardiff, Swansea or Treforest, you can stay safe, play safe and study safe by taking our advice. Scroll down for further information.
If you need to report an incident you can do so by:
Your house should be your safe space, so let’s keep it that way:
Remember, you can register your valuables over at www.immobilise.com
Make sure your night out is memorable for all the right reasons
If you're on a night out and you need help take advantage of our Help Point/Safety Bus services.
The Help Point is based in Swansea at the rear of the car park on The Strand and is staffed with nurses, paramedics, St Johns Ambulance and the police.
The Cardiff Safety Bus patrols the city centre every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night and will provide help to anyone who needs it. They are also around on all Varisty days and any other big events.
We’re working hard to break the chain between drug use and crime but we need your help
For more information and support please visit Dan 24/7
Social media is now a huge part of most peoples lives and is a great way to connect with others but be mindful that not everyone you meet online is genuine and your behaviour is broadcast for all to see:
Sex without consent is rape. Always make sure the other person want it to happen and if they are not, always stop.
A person can only give consent if they have capacity to do so. Someone cannot give consent if they are:
Remember, if you change your mind and are not comfortable, you can and should always say no.
For more information visit www.consentiseverything.com
For Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse support you can get in touch with New Pathways by:
Phone: 01685 379310
Email: [email protected]
Sextortion happens when someone threatens to share your private and sexual content online unless you meet their demands:
You can get more information and support over at revengepornhelpline.org.uk
Bicycles are a great form of transport around your new city, however they are also attractive targets for thieves as they are easy to steal and sell on:
Hate crimes are crimes that target individuals because of certain aspects of their lives. A Hate Crime can happen in many forms such as verbal or physical actions and can happen to a person because of their:
Hate crime is never acceptable and should always be reported either directly to us or you can use our partners over at www.report-it.org.uk
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