Terrorist Threat

The current threat level for international terrorism in the UK is SEVERE, which means an attack is highly likely.

While no specific threat to the University has been identified, it is important for us all to stay vigilant in the current climate.

Read the latest update to our security measures: Security Services Alert Status June 2017 (PDF, 118kB)

A four minute film, Stay Safe: Firearms and Weapons Attack, by the National Police Chiefs Council highlights three key steps (Run, Hide, Tell) for keeping safe in the event of a firearms or weapons attack.

A link to the run hide tell guidance leaflet can be found here - RunTellHide (PDF, 86kB)

The UK government have recently issued guidance on how you can play your part in helping to defeat terrorism in the UK.

The ACT campaign highlights useful numbers and online tools that can be used to report suspicious activity in your area.

You can download a useful app onto your mobile device that gives a simple, logical system of immediate actions to take if an adverse event were to take place. Please see the following link - CitizenAID 

Security Services will be carrying out extra reassurance patrols around keys areas of the University over the coming weeks.