At the University of Cape Town (UCT), we take the safety and security of students and staff very seriously. Check out the info below on staying safe both on and off campus.
Who is responsible for safety at UCT?
Campus Protection Services (CPS) oversees safety and security at UCT. Save the CPS 24-hour toll free number – 080 650 2222 – on your phone now!
What do I do if I am criminally threatened?
If an armed person (or someone who claims to be armed) confronts you, give up your property immediately, get out of danger and contact CPS.
What safety precautions should I take on campus?
What’s the best way to protect my property?
How do I stay safe using Ubers and taxis?
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Your safety is a top priority at UCT, and Campus Protection Services is there 24/7 to make sure that you stay safe.