Staying safe on campus

Tips for staying safe at night, essential University emergency contact numbers, and what to do in an emergency.

Emergency contacts

Tips for staying safe at night

Use these safety tips to get yourself to and from the University and home safely.

Plan ahead

Work out how you’re going to get home before you head out for the day or night.

Be alert

Listen, look and notice what’s happening around you.

Stick with your friends

It’s safer to walk with others.

Personal alarms

The Recreation Centre has personal alarms for sale and you can borrow personal alarms for 24 hours from the Kelburn and Law Libraries.

Accessible pathways

Accessible pathways are marked on all campus maps:

What to do in an emergency

Emergencies that could affect you while you are at Victoria University of Wellington include earthquakes, fires, accidents, tsunami (if you are by the coast), or severe weather.

Being prepared for an emergency can help you and the people around you. Make sure you know what to do in an emergency.

Be prepared