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Is Student Accommodation Safe?

Moving away from home for the first time can be daunting. As you embark on your academic journey, one of the most crucial aspects to consider is your personal safety and well-being, especially when it comes to your accommodation. Here at Lulworth, we want to make sure you have an enjoyable university experience and put your mind at ease with any concerns you may have. We want our students flats to be welcoming and a safe environment for you. In this guide, we'll dive into the safety measures that our student accommodation halls have in place to ensure your peace of mind throughout your stay and provide guidance on how you can help elevate your security.

Secure Access

In student life, the significance of secure access in student accommodations cannot be overstated. Picture your accommodation as your safe space, a place where you can unwind, study, and socialise. Secure access ensures that only residents and authorised personnel have the key to enter the premises. This system acts against unwanted intrusions, safeguarding your well-being and encouraging a sense of trust within your living space. Having secure student accommodation in place, you can rest assured that your living space remains a haven of safety and security, allowing you to focus on your personal experience.

Here at Lulworth, we have a secure key door entry system. This means that only our staff members and residents will have access to the building at any time, allowing for our students to have peace of mind whilst living with us.


In the bustling hub of university accommodation, surveillance plays a pivotal role in upholding safety and security. Picture it as the watchful supervisor, keeping a vigilant eye on common areas, entrances, and exits to ensure a safe environment for all residents. How, might you ask? Well, it's all thanks to the strategic placement of 24/7 CCTV cameras throughout the accommodation premises. These unobtrusive lookouts stand ready to capture any suspicious activity, serving as a silent yet effective deterrent to potential threats. But their role doesn't end there. In the unfortunate event of an incident, these surveillance systems become invaluable tools, aiding in the swift investigation and resolution of issues. And perhaps most importantly, they provide residents with comfort, knowing that their living space is protected. So, next time you pass by one of these watchful eyes, remember – they're not just cameras; they're there to aid a safe environment.

Support System

We are committed to delivering the best student support service. That's why we have created a Freshdesk support service for our students; to ensure fast response to any maintenance and ability for all residents to check the status of their ticket online.

Emergency Support

Having an emergency support system is an important factor to consider when looking into your student accommodation, to provide immediate assistance during critical situations. Life can throw unexpected curveballs, but when it comes to emergencies, we've got a solid game plan in place. Our dedicated on-site staff and 24/7 security ensure that help is always just a phone call away. Whether it's a medical emergency, fire incident, or security concern, rest assured that we're here to provide prompt assistance whenever you need it most. Plus, our first-aid kits are stocked and ready to handle any bumps along the road.

Knowing Local Information

It is important to have easy access to local contact details in case of emergencies including medical / police / ambulance / pharmacies etc. At Lulworth we want to ensure that you have all the information you need whilst living in Bournemouth. We have created a list of all essential local information including the above plus more helpful everyday facilities that may be needed. Make sure to keep hold of this as you never know when you may need them!

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Community Engagement

Living away from home doesn't mean you're alone. In fact, it's quite the opposite! Our tight-knit community is here to welcome you with open arms. From social events to resident forums, we're all about fostering a sense of belonging and mutual support among our residents. So, whether you're looking for a study buddy or a friendly face to chat with, you'll find it right here within our vibrant community. With sports zones and outdoor chill areas, there are ample spaces for you to relax with your flatmates and opportunities for making new friends from a variety of local educational establishments including AECC, AUB and Bournemouth University.

Social Support

Communities provide a social support network at university. When you have friends you can rely on, you know you can turn to them if you need help. This support system can be crucial in times of stress or difficulty, creating a safety net for you.

Physical Safety

In a close-knit community, students often look out for each other. This can mean anything from walking home together at night to watching one another’s belongings in shared spaces. When you are all looking out for each-others well-being you automatically feel safer.

Emotional Safety

When you are in a student community you can feel comfortable expressing yourself and sharing thoughts and feelings with your friends. The emotional safety is important for mental well-being. Knowing you are in a supportive environment where you won’t be judged harshly can greatly contribute to a sense of safety.

Lulworth’s Extra Safety Measures

At Lulworth, we have made sure to enhance extra safety measures to ensure your time with us is as relaxing as possible. Our student accommodation has a strict no smoking policy throughout all buildings so be rest assured that there should be no accidents surrounding smoking. We allow occasional overnight guests, however each guest must be signed in at the reception to boost safety and make sure we can account for everyone in the buildings. You may also notice that our windows have a restricting device that limits how far it opens. It is there for your safety and all windows and fittings are regularly checked to make sure they are safe and working properly. There are many other measures we have in place and you can find these on our FAQs page, so feel free to take a look!

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Safety at Lulworth Student Halls

Your safety and well-being are our top priorities here at Lulworth. With our comprehensive safety measures in place, you can focus on what truly matters- your academic pursuits, socialising, and personal growth. So, whether you’re a first-time fresher or seasoned student, know that you’re in good hands with us and can have a fun and exciting time!

Explore our student accommodation options and see what best suits you!