This article provides instruction regarding what you should do if you were the victim of a crime.
If you become the victim of a crime, it is very important that you report it to the police or University Security and Surveillance immediately or as soon as possible.
To contact the police in Portsmouth:
Police can then take immediate steps to apprehend the offender. If you wait, valuable evidence will be lost.
You can also call University Security on 84 3333 from halls or +44(0)23 9284 3333 from an outside line.
Reporting a crime
When reporting the crime try to think of the following:
If a vehicle is involved, record the following:
Speak UP Step UP Campaign
The Speak UP Step UP Campaign builds upon the culture of dignity and respect that we always strive to uphold at the University of Portsmouth. The campaign is supported by University of Portsmouth Students’ Union.
The campaign encourages students to recognise that they have an active role to play in promoting and maintaining a culture of dignity and respect. There are three connecting issues being addressed by the campaign:
The University is committed to fostering an inclusive culture where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. The Speak UP form is an anonymous tool to record any incident or situation that falls short of this aim so the University is made aware of the experiences of students.
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