Stay Safe on a Night Out
This video below contains useful advice about staying safe during a night out in Cambridge.
Cambridge is a relatively safe place, but usual precautions should be taken, particularly when travelling after dark.
- Avoid travelling alone. Stay in groups or pairs and have a mobile phone with charge and credit with you.
- Do not consume alcohol beyond your usual safe limits and if you are not used to drinking pace yourself and trust your instincts.
- Plan your route before you leave.
- Be aware of places you can drop in to if you feel unsafe-such as Porters Lodges, and public places. Please see map-a Bowler Hat indicates where a Lodge is, though bear in mind they may not all be open 24 hours a day. https://map.cam.ac.uk/
- If you feel your drink may have been spiked, tell someone (ambulance, security or bar staff) and get help quickly-do not attempt to leave on your own.
- Report any unusual or suspicious behaviour to College and/or the Police telephone 999 for an emergency, or 101 for non-emergency, Or anonymously through Crimestoppers via telephone 0800 555 111 https://crimestoppers-uk.org/
- If you believe an incident or crime has occurred, but are not sure you want to report it to the police, talk to a non-judgemental professional as soon as possible-College Nurse, GP, Chaplain, Tutor or outside agency such as: