What is an emergency? - Emergency Management - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

What is an emergency?

An emergency event which has the potential to seriously affect the University could occur from any of the following circumstances. This is not a definitive list and our emergency procedures have been developed with the expectation of having to respond to something new:

The above emergency procedures are contained in flip charts which are on display throughout the University. For further information regarding the flip charts or to obtain extra copies, please see the emergency procedures page of this website or contact Emergency Management staff.

If an emergency event impacts the University, it is advisable to check the UC Facebook page and Twitter for up-to-date information.

If the above means of communication are disrupted, information will be conveyed to staff and students via whatever means are available and best suit the situation.

  • Emergency event on campus
    Extn: 6111 (campus landline)
    Direct Dial:  0800 823 637 or 364 2111
  • Emergency Services (Police, Fire, Ambulance)
    Dial: 111 (from any phone)
  • UC Security (non emergency)
    Extn: 6888 (campus landline)
    Direct dial: 364 2888
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