Student Safety September 22nd, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments It’s fresher’s week – so time to put aside those books, go out and meet new people. It’s important that you enjoy this time, but it’s also important to keep yourself safe. Liverpool is one of the safest cities in the UK and by following these simple tips you’ll be a Fresher’s week survivor: 1. There’s safety in numbers – try to stick with a group of people. Make sure you swap numbers with your housemates in case you get separated 2. Familiarise yourself with the new area before going out. There’s nothing nice about being lost in the dark on your own! 3. Be sure to eat something before you go out; you won’t get drunk as quickly and are less likely to be sick 4. Don’t be pressurised in to drinking more than you want to. There’s nothing wrong with alternating alcohol with drinks of water 5. Never leave your drink unattended and never accept a drink from someone you don’t know 6. Don’t get in the first cab you see – use the cab services recommended at fresher’s fayre and save the number to your mobile 7. Never get into a car or taxi with anyone you don’t know 8. If you’re out in a group, look out for each other. If you decide to go off with someone make sure you let people know where you’re going and who with 9. Put at least one person you trust on speed dial. In case of an emergency dial 999 10. At the end of the night if you decide to walk home avoid doing so alone and stick to busier, well lit streets Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!