We are committed to ensuring the health and safety of all our students.

While the University will do its upmost to ensure that the campus is safe and secure, there is also a need for you to take responsibility for staying safe.

On these pages you can:

  • familiarise yourself with our emergency procedures for your the Scottish Borders Campus, including what to do in the event of a fire; and
  • download the relevant guidance leaflet for the Scottish Borders Campus.

Further health and safety advice and support can be obtained by contacting our Edinburgh Campus at healthandsafety@hw.ac.uk or calling 0131 451 3900.

Other useful information

International students

Our International students will find further useful advice under the Practical advice page.

Police Scotland

Police Scotland have lots of safety advice about how to keep yourself safe when you are out socialising or on line and how to protect your belongings. There also produced this video: