Oxford is a very safe place to live and study but, like any other city, there are some risks. Our list of pointers, if followed, will go a long way to aid your safety.
Trust your instincts, they will usually be rightIf you feel nervous or frightened move away from the threat and seek safety with others or in a safer location.
Know where you are going - plan your journeys
Be aware of your surroundingsEspecially at cash machines and when using your mobile phone is public places.
Don't carry or display excessive amounts of cash
Only use black cabs or licensed mini cabs
Keep a list of emergency contact numbersSave all your emergency contact numbers in your mobile phone. Consider using a personal safety app.
And lastly, if you are threatened with violence for property do not fight for it - hand it over. Property can be replaced; you can't.
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