The University is committed to providing a safe community to work and study. This includes safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and protecting those most vulnerable.

These obligations extend to all who access our services, grounds or facilities and participate in our activities, including staff, students, contractors and volunteers/visitors, as well as individuals who engage with the University through research and innovation activities.

Safeguarding in the context of the University also refers more broadly to concerns about the wellbeing of students, staff and visitors and encompasses our Prevent Duty.

For general enquiries and to report a safeguarding incident, disclosure or concern about a:

Reporting a safeguarding concern flowchart

In an emergency

If a student, member of staff or member of the public is in immediate danger or at risk of harm to themselves or others, call security on 01234 752999 on the Cranfield site, or emergency services on 999. You should inform the relevant Designated Safeguarding Lead as soon as possible.

Deputy Safeguarding and Prevent Lead (students) 

Fran Radcliffe, Head of Student Wellbeing and Support:

Deputy Safeguarding and Prevent Lead (staff)

Jo Catterill, Head of Reward, Policy and Compliance:

Safeguarding policy 

For information, advice and guidance, or to raise a wellbeing concern for a student, please see our Safeguarding Policy.

Worried about a student?

Worried about a member of staff?

Download our Worried About a Member of Staff document.