What we do

Security Control Room

Estate Security

  • Patrol Campus 24/7
  • Respond to and manage all emergencies
  • Respond to Fire Alarms
  • Lock up buildings after hours
  • Respond to all maintenance issues out of hours


  • Monitor all access control systems across Campus, including academic and residentail buildings.
  • Provide access to all authorized persons out of hours

Residential Life

  • Support RT and PG when dealing with low level incidents in residences
  • Patrol residences to provide reassurance
  • Support students when required
  • Search for students who are missing
  • Provide high level First Aid support

Car Parking

Security - Safer Parking Award Picture
Michael Gardner, Park Mark® Scheme Area Manager, says, “We are delighted that Aston University have achieved the Park Mark® Award for its eight campus car parks, as it means that they are delivering a safer environment for those using those sites. Aston University have been members of the scheme since 2009 and it has been impressive to see the enthusiasm, commitment and team work that has contributed to their success in achieving the award again for 2013.”
  • Manage all systems infrastructure for car parking
  • Manage allocation of spaces
  • Patrol car parks to prevent crime
  • Enforce parking regulations when required

Teaching areas

  • Patrol all areas and monitor displays and alarms
  • Respond to panic alarms
  • Escort vulnerable people late at night when required


  • Provide traffic management
  • Advise and support all events across campus
  • Manage protests/provide protection to visiting VIP’s

Park Mark - Safer Parking

Other duties

  • Support Students Guild on security advice and event management
  • Manage and monitor campus extensive CCTV 24/7
  • Crime prevention advice
  • Security surveys and risk assessments
  • Investigations
  • Resource Control Room 24/7, 365 days of the year

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