Student Safety

Helping you to enjoy student life safely

Manchester is a fantastic place to live and study, but it’s important that you always take steps to stay safe.

Whether you’re on or off campus, there’s lots of advice and support available at Manchester Met to help keep you safe whilst having fun in this great city.

Security Team

Our friendly Security team are available 24/7 to offer support or advice on campus – your safety is their top priority, so make sure you get in touch if you need some help.

SafeZone App

Our SafeZone App is a great way to get in touch with our Security team quickly and discreetly – find out more, stay safe and download the Safe Zone app today.


The University is committed to creating a safe environment for students to fell respected and supported as well as raising awareness of issues surrounding consent and healthy relationships – find out more with our Consent Matters training.

Hate Crime

Everyone has the right to feel safe and not experience any form of discrimination or hate crime on or off campus – this can come in many different forms, so make sure you report any incidents at one of our Hate Crime Reporting Centres on campus, directly to the police or online.

Water Safety

Make sure you stay safe around water, particularly if you’ve had a drink or two – the Royal Life Saving Society UK have some really useful Water Safety Tips.

Fire Safety

Fires in the home can start easily, but are also easily prevented – check out our Fire Safety Top Tips and make sure you know how to keep yourself and your homes safe.

International Student Safety

International students can start to feel right at home by reading the Manchester Student Home’s Manchester International Student Safety guide – it’s jam-packed with useful information about staying safe in a new city.