In an emergency, it’s always 999
The Student Advice Centre provides personal safety tips here.
If you are planning a night out, remember the essential guidance from Northumbria Police – keys, money, phone and make plans to get home.
Safe taxi Scheme If you are stranded with no way of getting home there is help available. Find out more here.
The majority of places you might visit on a night out will have door staff employed who are there to help. If you feel that a situation was not handled appropriately you can raise a concern with the SIA who are the governing body of all licensed door staff in the city.
Reporting a crime or concern to the SIA.
Operation Oak supports students and permanent residents living in Jesmond, Heaton, Sandyford, and Ouseburn, on matters such as safety, noise complaints, and tackling crime. This partnership between Northumbria Police and Newcastle’s two universities provides additional police patrols on call from 10pm to 4am, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday and for any major student events.
If you need help from Operation Oak please call 101.