Emergency contacts




Phone:+44 (0) 1392 661000


Phone: +44 (0) 1326 370400

Estate Patrol (Exeter)

24 hour security and safety service on and off campus.  

Phone: 01392 723999 

University Security (Penryn)

Phone: 01326 370400 (08.30-17.30) or 01326 255875 (out of hours)

First Aid (Penryn)

Phone: 01326 254444

Advice Units

The Advice Units provide free, impartial and confidential advice and information on a range of issues including housing, money, academic support and health and wellbeing.

Exeter - Students' Guild Advice Unit 

Phone: 01392 723520
Email: advice@exeterguild.com

Penryn - FXU Advice Unit 

Phone: 01326 255861
Email: advice@fxu.org.uk


Emergency services

If you are experiencing a serious, genuine emergency only, contact the Police, Fire service, Ambulance or Coastguard.

Phone: 999

Police non-emergency contacts

Police representative in Penryn: Helen Newton and Chris Braddon

Hospitals / Accident and Emergency care (A&E)

Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford)

Phone: 01392 411 611

Royal Cornwall Hospital (Treliske - nearest A&E to Penryn)

Phone: 01872 250 000

Gas leak


Phone: 0800 111 999

Electrical supply failure

Western Power Distribution

Phone: 0800 365 900

Water supply failure

South West Water

Phone: 0800 169 1144


If you are feeling depressed, despairing or suicidal, for whatever reason, the Samaritans are available 24 hours a day to talk and provide support.

Phone: 116 123 (This number is free to call)
Text: 07725909090
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Address: 10 Richmond Road, Exeter EX4 4JA

Samaritans Truro: 
19 Treyew Road, Truro TR1 2BY