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Security

The security information provided on this page relates to the University of Canberra Bruce campus only.

Contact details

Emergencies Phone: 6201 2222 (24 hours/7 days a week)
(Extension 2222 from any UC phone)
General Campus Enquiries Email: security@canberra.edu.au or 6201 2050 (during office hours)

Location

Campus Security Office

The Security Office is located next to the Library in Building 8 facing the Concourse.

View Bruce Campus Map.

Office hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm weekdays.

After hours Security: please phone 6201 2222.

About Security

The Security team on campus works 24 hours a day to provide a safe environment for all our staff, students, visitors and student residences.

If you are worried or something doesn’t feel right and you need assistance contact the Security team on 6201 2222.

Request a security-escort

On request our Security team can escort you to and from your vehicle or closest bus stop to campus, particularly of an evening. Please remain where you are and one of our friendly security team will meet you at your destination. Contact 6201 2222 for assistance.

Help points

The University has several help points installed across the Campus and residential precincts. For assistance press the intercom and of our 24/7 Security Operators will respond.

Campus wide improvements

We are constantly reviewing and upgrading security on campus. Some of the steps we’ve taken to improve security on our Bruce campus include:

  • A more comprehensive CCTV network across the University, with a 24/7 control room in operation to complement a team of security officers who patrol campus around the clock.
  • A significant improvement in lighting such as floodlighting and lux-level sensor lighting installed across campus, leading to a 30 percent increase in lit areas.
  • Clearing of garden beds and lifting of tree canopies to improve line of sight for people, cameras and light throughout campus.
  • Installation of safe walking tracks to traverse from car parks to concrete walking paths and buildings.