Serious safety incidents can happen and Universities manage these incidents. During such events students must follow all instructions given by the emergency services and University staff.
If you have impaired mobility you are advised to inform the University so they can assist you during an emergency.
When you move in to your room, please read the important safety instructions on the back of your door.
If you are arriving from overseas, you will be used to living by different rules and laws. English laws apply.
Number 1: smoking is not allowed indoors. Anywhere. Ever. It is the law. Even if something is labelled fire resistant or retardant it can still catch fire.
This film from USHA member London School of Economics is just one example used to help students stay safe.