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UWA Security services 

The University is committed to the welfare and safety of students, staff and visitors, and UWA Security plays a vital role in creating a safe and secure environment. They go beyond the SafeZone app to make sure you are safe on campus including 24/7 patrolling of the campus, walking escorts, responding to incidents and emergencies, and CCTV monitoring.  

SafeZone app 

Download the SafeZone app to help you stay safe at UWA. With the simple press of a button, you will be connected directly with UWA Security if you ever need help on campus, 24/7. SafeZone is a free smartphone app for all students, staff, and visitors to UWA.

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Security escort service 

At times you may feel as though you need an escort from your building to another location on campus. We offer an after-hours escort service to car parks, colleges and nearby UWA accommodation, every day of the year.  

Simply call 6488 2222 for a prompt response from a uniformed UWA Security Officer. 

Help points and walk safe routes

Easily recognisable by their blue and white checkered band, help point emergency phones are located throughout campus. Press the red button for a direct connection to Security – no dialling required. Additionally, well-lit and frequently patrolled walk safe pathways offer an extra layer of security, especially at night. 

24/7 patrols 

Security Officers conduct regular patrols across campus grounds and buildings, ensuring a watchful presence throughout the day and night, every day of the year. 

SMS - When verbal communications is not possible

UWA’s SMS text message service is for situations when verbal communications is not possible. 

How it works:

  • Send a brief text message to 0419 227 915 (maximum of 160 characters) or add ‘URGENT’ in front of the message if immediate assistance is required. 
  • You will receive an automated reply within 1-2 minutes confirming receipt of your message. 
  • A UWA Security Officer will then follow up to address your situation. 
UWA Security is committed to your safety. If you have any questions or require assistance, don't hesitate to contact them. 
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