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Safer Community Swinburne

The Safer Community Program is your one-stop shop for all student welfare support and campus security services. Safer Community aims to encourage students and staff to play a significant part in campus safety by looking out for one another.

Report an incident

  • In an emergency ring 000 or phone Swinburne Security on 03 9214 3333
  • For non-urgent matters, email safercommunity@swin.edu.au or use our incident report form.

Safety on campus

If you feel unsafe on campus at any time you should contact Security.

During semester there is a night bus that operates in the evening to drop you safely to your home or transport.

There is also a Security escort service available where a security officer will walk you to your car. Call 03 9214 3333 to arrange a security escort.

Speak up. Save lives.

  • Do you feel lost lonely, hopeless, or have thoughts about hurting yourself or others?
  • Are you worried about the safety or wellbeing of someone you know?
  • Have you been bullied, harassed, or receiving threats or unwanted attention?
  • Are you confused or unsure about what to do about your problems?

If so, contact safercommunity@swin.edu.au for referral to services that can help you.

What the Safer Community program offers

  • A safe space for all to voice their concerns about their own safety and wellbeing and that of their peers.
  • Personalised student support, safety advice, and referrals for victims of crime, violence, sexual assault, harassment, and bullying.
  • Ways to manage behaviours that are worrying you (i.e., how to tell someone to ‘please stop and go away!’).

“Safe@Swin” iPhone and Android app

icon imageSafe@Swin is the official app of the Safer Community Program for students and staff to access contact details for campus security guards, student support services, information on reporting emergencies and safety issues, personal safety tools and advice, campus maps and a range of services to make Swinburne a safer place for everyone.

 

Download Safe@Swin App

Android app on Google Play  


Respect. Now. Always. campaign

In 2016, we joined other Australian universities in a national initiative to prevent sexual assault and harassment and empower those who have experienced harassment to seek help and support.


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