The team from UNE Life Safety & Security patrol campus 24/7.
We can be contacted for assistance any time on 02 6773 2099.
In an emergency situation always call 000.
Then, call Safety & Security so that we can provide assistance until emergency services arrive.
Be sure to download the UNE Safe app that contains emergency phone numbers, procedures, alerts and live transport tracking.
Where are we?
We operate out of two Campus Safety Centres located at the Armidale campus:
B089 is located in the Bellevue Precinct (colleges) near the corner of Elm Avenue and Handel St. Security operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, sometimes they’re not always in the office, however, a Safety, Security & Information officer is always available to attend any urgent incident or provide a helpful presence if for any reason you feel concerned for your safety.
C018 is situated below The ‘Stro and adjacent to The Shop in the Ingrid Moses Courtyard. This is at the heart of the Academic Precinct and is staffed 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday.
The best way to contact the Safety, Security & Information team is 02 6773 2099.
Put simply, Safety, Security & Information are here to help.
As part of UNE Life, the team work closely with all areas of UNE and not only ensure a safe and pleasant environment, but are a wealth of information and assistance in times of need.
Our team can assist with everyday problems, like:
Flat Battery Assistance
Maps & General Directions
There are also some “big-ticket” items that we look after:
Staff & Student Escorts
Safety & Security officers are available to provide staff/student escorts at any time of the day or night. Common reasons for an escort may include:
Walking to/from college after hours.
Walking to/from your office after hours.
Feeling unsafe at any time, day or night.
Please contact Safety and Security on 02 6773 2099 or use the UNE Safe Appto request an escort at any time.
UNE ID Cards
This is your everything whilst at UNE. Your student ID will display your photo, your student number and is your proof of enrollment.
You’ll need your student ID cards to:
Borrow books from the University’s libraries
After-hours access to UNE Life HQ areas please apply here
Access to computer labs (including the IT Building)
Sit for an examination (photo ID is required when attending examinations)
Photocopying and printing
Access to College facilities (including Catering Services)
All applications for student ID cards are done online. You can find the applications, as well as further information and FAQ’s here.
Getting around the Armidale Campus can be confusing for new or visiting students, or it can just be inconvenient for everyone.
UNE Life Safety, Security & Information has a range of shuttle services with different offerings, to make getting around, easier.
For the full range of services and routes, head over to our “Campus Transport” page here.
Whilst on the Armidale campus, you might notice the security help phones located around the place. Most can be found attached to light poles, others can be found in computer labs, car parks or lifts.
Should you require assistance, simply press the button for a direct connection to UNE Life Safety, Security & Information (with the exception of lifts – in this situation the lift company will take your call and immediately notify us).
General Safety Awareness
It’s a good idea to always be conscious of yourself, and your personal safety. We’ve made a list of some tips below that we should all take on-board, both on and off campus.
Use footpaths that are well lit and do not take short cuts
Travel in pairs/groups where possible
Seek a safe place if you think you are being followed and call Safety & Security.
Use the Safety Shuttle and Staff/Student escorts as needed
Note the location of the Campus Safety Centre
Make yourself aware of the Help Phone locations
Report ALL incidents or suspicious activity to Safety & Security
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