Security Section

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.

Bike Marking

The University of Edinburgh Security Section is regularly involved in bike marking events throughout the year.

Scam Alert

The Security Section is on alert after a number of fraudulent activities targeting students have been reported on campus

Crime Prevention

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.