Safety support

If you feel unsafe—either on or off campus—there are urgent and non-urgent options for seeking help.

Police

If you are concerned for your immediate safety or the immediate safety of someone else you should contact Police on 111.

Campus Security

Campus Security maintains a 24-hour presence on campus in order to ensure safety and security.

They patrol all campuses, responding to emergency situations and coordinating First Aid responses.

To report an emergency call 0800 842 8888.

If you want to discuss safety concerns on campus where there is not a threat to your immediate safety you can contact Security for professional advice and guidance about safety. You can reach the Safety Coordinator on 04 463 6053.

Student Interest and Conflict Resolution

For confidential advice and support about feeling safe on campus you can talk to the Student Interest and Conflict Resolution team who will work alongside you to develop a plan to ensure your safety and wellbeing.

You can contact the Student Interest and Conflict Resolution team during business hours by emailing student-interest@vuw.ac.nz or by calling 04 463 5023.

Hall of Residence

If you are living in one of the University’s residential halls and want to talk to someone about the wellbeing, safety and academic support you can receive from the hall staff you can contact: