Safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk
Find information about safeguarding at the University of Bradford, including policies and procedures.
If you have a safeguarding concern, visit our referral procedures and contacts list for details on how to reach someone. If there's an immediate risk to life or of serious harm, contact emergency services.
The University of Bradford is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children, young people aged under 18 and adults at risk who access its activities, facilities and services. The University recognises its obligations to promote the welfare of children, young people and adult at risk, and its responsibility to take reasonable steps to ensure their safety.
The University has an obligation to protect its staff, students and volunteers against unfounded allegations of abuse. The University also has an obligation to protect all its members from the risk of radicalisation.
This policy and procedures sets out the University’s approach to safeguarding the following groups:
- Children and Young People
- Adults at risk
- All students and staff for the purposes of the Prevent Duty
Additional policies and procedures in key areas of provision are also available.
Safeguarding referral and key contacts
Our Safeguarding and Prevent Referral Procedure outlines the steps you should take and how to communicate the required information succinctly and clearly through the internal referral channel, should anyone need to make a referral. This outlines the steps you should take and how to communicate the required information succinctly and clearly through our internal referral channel.
A key list of safeguarding contacts is available, including the University’s Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs).
If you have any queries about the Safeguarding Policy and Procedures for the University of Bradford, please contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Safeguarding procedures for specific services and provision
In key areas of provision where under-18s and adults at risk are more likely to engage with services, or are a core part of the provision, policies and procedures are in place to safeguard the community in addition to the University’s Safeguarding Policy and Procedures.