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Safeguarding at Brunel

Brunel University London is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all students, staff and individual visitors who access its facilities and services.

Brunel will safeguard the wellbeing of children and vulnerable people engaged in the breadth of the University’s activities by ensuring that there are appropriate arrangements in place to deal with suspected harm, or the risk of harm, being caused to children and vulnerable people.

The full Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable People Policy can be found here: https://www.brunel.ac.uk/about/administration/documents-and-policies

What is Safeguarding?

Safeguarding is a process to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and vulnerable people.

A child is a person under the age of eighteen.

A vulnerable person is a person ‘who is or may need community care services by reason of mental or other disability, age or illness; and who is or may be unable to take care of him or herself, or unable to protect him or herself against significant harm or exploitation’.

What should I do if I have a welfare concern for a student or member of Brunel community?

You can report any concern through our Report and Support facility: Report + Support - Brunel University London.

If your concern is Prevent related please see more information here: Prevent at Brunel University London | Brunel University London

 If you need to complete a safeguarding incident form click here.

External organisations can complete their declaration form here.

A blank safeguarding guidance and risk assessment form is available here.