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Keep your bike safe on campus

17 Nov 2016

Due to an ongoing problem with bike thefts on campus, University Security are promoting the various schemes that the University has introduced to keep student/staff bikes safe

The vast majority of bikes are stolen because they are secured by a poor cable-type lock. Here's how the University can help you to make your bike more theftproof when it's not in use.

Register your bike for free

You can register your personal details and the bike information online at:

Have your bike marked for free

An additional unique number is added to the frame of the bike at regular sessions on campus:

Buy a University gold standard 'D' lock at a big discount

Once your bike is registered and marked, you are then eligible to buy a University gold standard ‘D’ lock and cable (RRP £45) for £15. The lock can only be bought through:

This video has been produced by University Security to show the best way of securing a bike using a D lock and cable:

Want to know more?

For more details about the various schemes, please visit:

For further information or if you have any questions about bike security in general, please contact: