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Security services

As a diverse and reactive service, we are responsible for all aspects of security within the University community, buildings and property.

We are proactive in developing a safe and secure environment in which the University can pursue its activities and interests and protect individuals, premises and physical assets against risk and loss. Security operational staff provide advice and assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The security team provide services including

  • 24 hour emergency contact and response
  • crime prevention and security awareness advice
  • personal security
  • event security
  • CCTV monitoring
  • administration of University parking policies

Our feedback procedure: any complaints, praise or general feedback should be submitted in writing. Please email or write to Security Office, Sheffield Hallam University, S1 1WB

Security Policy

Download our security policy and security strategy as either .doc or pdf files below

All enquiries / comments to
Mark Swales, director of estates and facilities
Phone: 0114 225 3575

Issuing authority
Sheffield Hallam University Health, Safety and Welfare Committee

Incident reporting

Download the 'Security Incident Reporting Proforma' - SHU60 below

Useful links

  • South Yorkshire Police
  • City centre parking map (PDF, 1MB)
    Sheffield City Council's Sheffield city centre off-street parking - map and information
  • Immobilise Property Register
    The United Kingdom's officially approved national property register. Immobilise is the only system officially supported by the UK Police Service and the Home Office
  • SmartWater®
    SmartWater® Property Coding is a forensic colourless liquid solution that is simply dabbed onto the uneven surfaces of your valuables to deter theft. It can be used to code all sorts of items such as jewellery, ornaments, electrical items and even your sat nav. Each bottle contains a unique chemical 'code' which is registered to you - conclusively proving ownership. It cannot be easily seen by the naked eye and is almost impossible to remove. The liquid glows under ultraviolet light making it easy for the police to detect and is used in undercover operations to catch and convict criminals. Criminals know about SmartWater® and fear its power to forensically link them with the scene of a crime. So, by coding your valuables and displaying the SmartWater® deterrent signs, you are sending out a powerful warning to any thieves and burglars operating in your area
  • Prey lets you keep track of your phone or laptop at all times, and will help you find it if it ever gets lost or stolen. It's lightweight, open source software, and free for anyone to use

Sheffield Hallam University is not responsible for the content of external websites


Security manager: 0114 225 4516
Security administrator: 0114 225 3856
Security control room: 0114 225 2000 (24 hours)

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