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Our safeguarding policies are designed to protect children and adults at risk of harm on our premises or involved in University activities.

Overarching policy

The policies and guidance below set out the arrangements for ensuring the safety and welfare of children and adults at risk of harm whilst on the University's premises or while engaging in activities controlled by the University.

Safeguarding Officers

This page provides the contact details for the University designated safeguarding lead, and for the nominated safeguarding officers.

Departmental policies

These policies cover the activities of specific departments.

Guidelines and procedures affecting students only

These pages offer guidance for students and the parents and guardians of students who may be under 18 when they enter university or have a criminal conviction.

Guidelines for staff supervising and working with those undertaking work experience

Read the guidance for members of staff dealing with those aged between 14 and 18 years of age who may spend short periods of time at the University on work experience.

Disclosure and Barring Service checks

Information for those who need to complete a DBS check as part of their role

Guidance and procedures affecting staff only

Read the guidance for staff and staff applicants.

Contact us

If you have any questions or wish to report a safeguarding issue, please contact us by email.