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Thursday, 26 January 2017

Do you have an emergency?

CPUT is committed to providing students with a safe learning and living environment. To ensure this, various security initiatives are enforced at all campuses by the Protection Services Department, which operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

In addition to the safety initiatives employed at CPUT campuses, students are also encouraged to be aware of their personal safety. Some tips include:

  • Do not walk alone at night on campus
  • Do not park your vehicle in isolated areas on campus
  • Do not walk in isolated areas
  • Do not leave backpacks, bags, laptops and other personal items in open public places unsupervised
  • Do not leave access doors open e.g. in laboratories, departments
  • Be vigilant when making use of public transport
  • Additional safety tips can be found at: http://www.cput.ac.za/services/cps/tips

Students who have an emergency can contact the Protection Services Department at the following numbers:

Bellville Campus
+27 21 959 6301
+27 21 959 6550

Cape Town Campus
+27 21 460 3122
+27 21 460 3631

Granger Bay Campus
+27 21 440 5726

Mowbray Campus
+27 21 680 1582

Wellington Campus
+27 21 864 5551

Students are also encouraged to save the following general emergency numbers to their cellphone contact list:

  • Police Flying Squad 10111
  • Ambulance 10177
  • Cellphone 112 (MTN, Vodacom, Cell C and Telkom)

Written by Candes Keating

Tel: +27 21 959 6311
Email: keatingc@cput.ac.za

Provides coverage for the Engineering and Applied Sciences Faculties; the Bellville and Wellington Campuses, and research and innovation news.