With it getting dark at 4pm, it's vital to be extra wary and safe when around campus and in town.
Remember, we have 24-hour security at the student village, just dial 2046 from your room or ring 07823326242.
Top Tip: and it’s a good idea to have these numbers saved on your phone (you can also find emergency numbers on your kitchen notice boards).
The reception desk is manned 24/7 and security officers carry out regular patrols of buildings and grounds.
If you get locked out, you need to make your way to reception to ask a security officer to let you in or ring reception from a neighbour’s room.
It's very important that if you're catching a taxi anywhere, that it's from a licensed firm. Here are just a couple of firms and numbers you might want to save on your phone...
Five Star: 01896 756789
Diamond: 01896 754321
Fare Deal: 01896 757677
Galashiels is a safe town but you should always avoid walking late at night on your own.