Safety, security and wellbeing

The safety of our students, staff and visitors is extremely important to us. We provide a number of services to ensure a safe and supportive experience.

Emergencies and security

Campus Security is available day and night to deal with any security or safety concerns.

In case of emergency

Police, Fire, Ambulance
Call
Triple Zero (000)

In non-emergency situations, you can also contact the Police on 131444
(If using a University telephone,
dial '0' before dialling 000).

University Security Services

All campuses
Phone Security
+61 3 6226 7600

If you call 000, please contact Security as soon as possible so that they can meet and direct emergency services to the location.
Email Security - uth.security@utas.edu.au

Emergency management plan


An incident just happened – what should I do?
Follow the information and instructions relating to the incident as outlined in our Emergency Procedures document.

SafeZone app

SafeZone is a free safety app for students and staff, operating across our campuses. University security will be able to assist at the press of a button.

Download the SafeZone app

Help Points

Help Point telephones are located around our campuses to enhance personal security. University security will be able to assist at the press of a button.

Find Help Point locations

Security escorts

In specific instances, on Hobart and Launceston campuses, security can escort students and staff between buildings, car parks and local public transport.

Phone Security +61 3 6226 7600

Building access and keys

On our campuses and accommodation locations,
you will need your
Student/Staff ID Card to access all relevant buildings.

Order your access card

Safety and Wellbeing at our University

As a community we place safety and wellbeing at the heart of everything we do. Our most important responsibility is to ensure that our people and the places we work and study are safe and support our positive mental health and wellbeing.

We each have a role to play in supporting a culture where we realise safety and wellbeing through trust, respect and looking out for one another.

Coronavirus updates

We welcome you to join us on-campus with COVID safety at the heart of all study, research and engagement activities across our campuses.

Find out more

A safe and fair university community

People are the heart of our community. We want you to be safe, feel valued, and to actively contribute to our mission. Our University subscribes to the fundamental values of respect and self-respect, fairness and justice, integrity, trust and trustworthiness, responsibility and honesty.

In circumstances where the inappropriate behaviour is of a serious nature and risks to health and safety are apparent, we will act swiftly and decisively to ensure safety for our community and to maintain our values-based culture.