If you are experiencing unwanted, repeated, obsessive and/or controlling behaviours that make you distressed or scared, you may be being stalked. 

There are many ways stalking can be perpetrated it is most likely to be someone you already know well such as an ex-partner. There are lots of people and places that can support you if you are being stalked. 

Stalking is contrary to the University’s Dignity at Work and Study Policy. 
 

                                Think 


Are you in immediate danger? If you are in immediate danger or seriously injured, you can call 999 (or 112 from a mobile).  If you are on campus, you should tell Security (01483 68 3333) that the emergency services are on their way and give details of your location. 

Find a safe space: if an incident has just happened, try and find somewhere you feel safe. If you are on campus and this isn't possible, you can call Security on 01483 683333 

                                 Talk 

To a friend or family member: talking things through with someone you trust can sometimes help. 

Security: the Security team is trained to talk through how to make a report and what support is available. 

University of Surrey Students Union (USSU) can talk students through what options are available and support you through the process.  This support includes attending any meetings with the University. 

Trade unions are organised groups of workers who come together to support each other in the workplace. The University of Surrey recognises three campus trade unions: Unison, UCU and Unite. 

                              Report 


Report to the police: if you do decide to go to the police, Paladin offer advice on gathering evidence. 

Report and Support: students and staff can report an incident using the University’s Report and Support system. You can choose to do this anonymously or you can request support from a member of staff. The University takes every report seriously and carefully considers what action to take. 

                          Get support 


Take care of yourself. It’s important that you take care of yourself. If you’ve heard something distressing or if something is troubling you, the University's Centre for Wellbeing offers confidential help and is open to both students and staff free of charge. 
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