Safety

While at UCLan, we want you to feel safe and secure at all times. There are things you can do to help prevent problems. You can call Campus Security on 01772 892068 or ext. 2068, 24 hours a day to deal with any problems. Don’t be afraid to call Preston Police on 01772 203203 or in an emergency 999 if you feel threatened.  

Safety tips

  • You can call Campus Security on 01772 892068 or ext. 2068, 24 hours a day to deal with any problems.
  • Don’t be afraid to call Preston Police on 01772 203203 or in an emergency 999 if you feel threatened
  • Be vigilant when you are out, particularly at night.
  • Make sure you lock all window and doors to your room/flat/house when you leave
  • Keep expensive items such as bags, jewellery, mobiles and tablets out of sight when in public areas.

Safe Nights Out

  • Plan how you will get home before you go out.
  • Keep an eye out for friends when you are out and about.
  • Make sure you know where your drink has come from and that it is in your possession at all times.
  • Be careful of the amount of drink you consume.
  • Try to walk with others, particularly at night.
  • Keep expensive items such as bags, jewellery, mobiles and tablets out of sight when in public areas.
  • Never feel pressured into doing anything you don’t want to do.

Click on the following link for preferred routes around campus, showing main roads with good street lighting.

The following website has useful advice on how to Get Safe Online, including how to make sure your computer, tablet and phone are all secure. 

Did you know the library has a Free Late Bus?

If you’re working late in the library and live in a PR1 or PR2 postcode area then why not use the Free Late Bus service to get you home between the hours of 10pm and 4.30am?
Pre-booking is required which can be done at the Library reception. Bookings are subject to availability and can be made up to 10 minutes prior to departure time.
Proof of student status is required to redeem your booked ticket (UCLan card or NUS Extra card) then hand your ticket to the driver as you embark. If the requested service is full you will be notified at the time of booking and allocated a seat on the next service if required.

The service operates each evening during term time with journeys departing at:
2200hrs
2300hrs
0000hrs
0130hrs
0230hrs
0330hrs
0430hrs

Please read the Late Bus Code of Conduct