News and events
News and events relating to the Security Section.
Welcome Week 2017
The Security Section will be welcoming new students to the university during Welcome Week - Monday 11th September to Friday 15th September
Security Officer embarks on Everest adventure for veterans' charity
University of Edinburgh Security Officer, George Higgins, will be embarking on a trek to the mount Everest base camp in aid of Who Dares Cares.
Security Section trials electric vehicle
The Security Section has completed a trial of a Nissan LEAF electric car, as part of its commitment to improving sustainability
Training programme for staff who work with CCTV
The University of Edinburgh Security Department is currently working with UMBRAsec Training & Security Services to deliver a bespoke CCTV training programme for all staff who are engaged in the monitoring of CCTV images in the Estate.
Bravery award for Security Officer Kenny McDonald
Security Officer Kenny McDonald of the University of Edinburgh Security Section received a Public Bravery Award for an act of courage in the line of duty
'Lock It or Lose It' campaign launched by Security Section
The University of Edinburgh Security Section, in partnership with EUSA and Police Scotland, have launched a campaign aimed at tackling bike thefts on campus and around Edinburgh.
Scammers target new students
The Security Section have received reports of scammers attempting to defraud incoming students.
The University of Edinburgh Security Section is regularly involved in bike marking events throughout the year.
The Security Section is on alert after a number of fraudulent activities targeting students have been reported on campus
Our Crime Prevention Officers engage with students and staff through events and presentations to inform them about the best and easiest ways to prevent crime.