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As the Christmas break approaches, the University is encouraging all students to celebrate safely and responsibly and ensure that they secure their properties when away from their term time address.

The PSNI are reporting a significant increase in break-ins and burglaries in the area of South Belfast during this period, which was also an issue for many students returning from their break last January.

As a landlord/agent in the local area, we wish to share this information in the hope you will disseminate it with your tenants/guarantor’s and promote the safety advice we are sending to students which is to ‘Lock up your property, take all valuables home over the period, tell your landlords it’s secure and do not give your keys to friends or family.’

Check out the advice online:   http://go.qub.ac.uk/StudentSafetyAdvice

Useful contact numbers for students this Christmas Period:-

Save these numbers

Emergency 999

PSNI 101

Noise Team 028 9037 3006

The Rowan Centre 0800 389 4424

(Support for Sexual Crime)

Lifeline 0808 808 8000

Need advice?

There are also online resources and

support information available from:

www.qub.ac.uk/sgc/wellbeing

 

http://go.qub.ac.uk/-Community

Queen’s University

Student support details:

(University Student Counselling Service)

Inspire 0808 800 0016 (24 hr)

Resilience and Wellbeing Services

provides information and support

to students.

Available Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

To make an appointment:

Tel: 028 9097 2893

email: studentadvice@qub.ac.uk

 

email: su.vpwelfare@qub.ac.uk

We hope you have a happy Christmas and thank you in advance.

Community Engagement Team

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