If you feel that you have been subjected to a hate incident or hate crime, this is not ok. The University of Birmingham promotes a fair and inclusive working environment for all of our staff community. Find further information in regard to our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.

Urgent Support 

Are you in immediate danger? If you are in immediate danger, or seriously injured, call 999.
Find a safe space.  If an incident has just happened, try and find somewhere you feel safe. If you are at the University you can call University Security 24/7 on 0121 414 4444 or go to your nearest University building and ask someone to phone Security for you. You use the SafeZone app to get assistance on campus or report an incident. The app will directly connect you to the appropriate safety team or first responder for that area, who will provide the assistance you need. 

University of Birmingham support 

To access further support, submit a report with your contact details via Report and Support and an appropriate person will contact you. (For more information regarding what happens when you make a report, please click here)
If you are an employee of the University you can access support from the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which provides a completely safe and confidential service where you can discuss your situation. Your problem will be listened to, you will be offered impartial advice and you can talk you through your options 

External Support 

Citizens Advice provides some useful information on hate incidents and hate crime including; what constitutes hate, what options are available, and how to access additional support. 


There are two ways you can tell us what happened