Personal safety

Make sure you and your friends stay safe

Posted on 6 February 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Stay safe as you move around Cardiff and the university by following our tips and making use of the safety initiatives available to you. Please be sure to: Be safe and sensible Look out for your friends  Make sure someone knows where you are  Keep your belongings out of sight, particularly mobile phones, wallets and laptop bags
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What to do if you experience Sexual Violence or Abuse…

Posted on 3 February 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

It’s Sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week, 4-10 February and time to reaffirm that NO student should experience sexual violence or abuse! The Disclosure Response Team are here to support you and advise on your options should you choose to report… Immediately after an incident it is normal to feel shock, pain, anger, numbness and
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Staying safe over the holidays

Posted on 29 November 2018 by Your Student Life, Supported

Sophie, Student Intern, discusses how you and your friends can stay safe this winter… With tinsel, gifts, Christmas lights and snow loads of university work, it might be easy to put personal safety on the back burner. However, whether you’re heading home or staying in Cardiff over the holidays, it’s still important to take precautions to ensure your own and
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Personal Safety: A Guide for Cardiff Students

Posted on 23 October 2017 by Your Student Life, Supported

Our student intern, Sophie shares how you and your friends can stay safe in the lovely city of Cardiff… So you’ve settled into your student life and are getting on with your studies, but do you know how to stay safe when at university? Cardiff is generally a safe city, but it’s still important to
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Staying safe this Christmas

Posted on 7 December 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Sophie, Student Intern, discusses how you and your friends can stay safe this Christmas… With tinsel, gifts, Christmas lights and snow loads of university work, it might be easy to put personal safety on the back burner. However, whether you’re heading home or staying in Cardiff over the holidays, it’s still important to take precautions to ensure your own and
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Ho-Ho Homes… Tips for keeping your student house safe this Christmas

Posted on 5 December 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Victoria, Student Intern, shares some top tips on keeping your home as jolly as you over the holidays… Whether you’ve decked out your student digs in the finest tinsel poundland can offer or it’s still sporting cobwebs from Halloween, keep your home jolly by making sure it’s safe and secure. Student homes can be targeted during the festive period, so make sure
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Be drug aware

Posted on 20 September 2016 by Your Student Life, Supported

Amy and Rachel, Wellbeing Practitioners from our Counselling, Health & Wellbeing Service, talk about drug use at Uni… Whilst we do not condone the use of illegal drugs on campus, we do understand that many students are curious to try drugs or will use drugs recreationally. As adults, this is your decision to make, however, this
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Tips for Staying Safe at Uni – join us Thurs 26th Nov

Posted on 17 November 2015 by Your Student Life, Supported

Annie, Student Intern tells us more about the upcoming safety event and why you should attend…   Next Thursday, 26th November, the Counselling, Health and Wellbeing Team and the University Security Team will be holding a Student Safety Event in Y Plas (Student’s Union), between 11am and 2pm, to offer tips and advice to maximise
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