- Plan your journey and ensure you know where to catch the bus or train, and where to get off.
- If you are coming home late, make sure you know the times of the last journey and give yourself plently of time to get to the station or stop.
- Have your ticket ready and keep your purse/ wallet and valuables out of sight.
- If you feel vulnerable on a bus, sit near the driver. On a train, avoid sitting in an empty carraige.
- Only used a licensed black cab (also known as hackney carriage) that is licensed in the area you are in.
- Only use pre booked private hire – if something does go wrong then the driver and car can be traced.
- Always ask the private hire company for the call sign or registration number of the car coming to collect you. Make sure you are getting in to the correct car.
- Always make sure you have enough money to pay for the journey.
- Ignore anyone who asks you if you want a taxi (this is illegal).
Travelling around campus
Watch this useful UB Safe video about travelling safely around campus and how to avoid accidents.
- The safety and security of employees and students are of paramount importance.
- International travel can be identified as a risk to personal safety due to global events, geographical risk factors and cultural peculiarities.
- You can find the Universities International Travel Security and Safety Guidance here.