Security Services at the University of Birmingham operate 24 hours a day, all year round. We are always available to offer assistance and advice to Students Staff and members of the public. Security Services provide many vital services to maintain a safe and secure environment for the University community, these include:


The Security Office is located at the rear of Aston Webb in B Block courtyard next to the Great Hall just off the Ring Road South (between R5 and R6 on the campus map) and is staffed 24/7.

You can find us on the campus map here

  • Security Control (non-emergencies): 0121 414 3000 (43000 if dialling internally)
  • Security Control (emergencies): 0121 414 4444 (44444 if dialling internally)
  • Email:

We have 48 operational Security Officers who are SIA (Security Industry Authority) licensed and trained to a very high standard. Security are here to support the University community. Please get in touch, whether that be in person out and about on campus or over the phone.

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