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Contacting security

By ResLifeLeeds 26 Jul 2023

Know exactly how to report and who to report to.

Living and studying in Leeds is a wonderful experience but like any city, it's important to know who to talk to if there are any issues. The University’s Security Service operates 24/7, providing valuable crime prevention guidance, conducting regular campus patrols, investigating any reported crimes, and promptly responding to alarms and emergencies. Here's how you can contact them.

Contact details to be aware of

Below are all the contact details you need, but make sure to properly assess the severity of the issue first to determine who you should contact first. For example, if its an emergency and you need help asap then please make sure to ring the emergency line.

Security office


  • (0113) 343 5494/5

Emergencies only

  • (0113) 343 2222

WhatsApp video call

  • 07876 866747



First Aid & ambulance information

Police Higher Education Liaison Officer

PC Laura Beaton works with the University’s Security Service on campus.You can contact her on:

You can download the free SafeZone app to report any security issues as well. 

In case of an emergency where you or someone else is at risk, and you are not on campus or within a University-owned building, it is crucial to contact the appropriate emergency services. Dial 999, which is a free number connecting you to the police, ambulance, or fire services, and ensure swift and immediate assistance.

General tips on staying safe

Watch the handy video below on how you can take a few small steps to further ensure your safety:

For more information regarding security and safety, please check the security services page for everything from lost property to how to register your bike properly.