Vehicle and Pedestrian Safety

There has been an increased amount of vehicles striking pedestrians in the City of Guelph.  On our campus, a majority of our community walks to their destination. It is the responsibility of both driver and pedestrian to ensure each other’s safety by following some simple rules. 

As a pedestrian:

Spring means bicycling!

Now that our LONG winter appears to be leaving, it is time to dust off our bicycles and get ready for spring. If you commute to campus on a bicycle, bravo for you! It is great exercise, cheaper than driving a vehicle and environmentally friendly. Here are some tips for locking up your bike on campus and also how to take proactive steps in the event your bicycle is stolen.

St Patrick's Day 2014 - City wide preparation

Guelph preparing for St Patrick’s Day – Guelph Police Service, University of Guelph Community Campus Police and City of Guelph plan for safe celebrations Sunday

March 17th 2013 is St. Patrick’s Day and for many, this popular day will coincide with an increase in celebrations.

The Guelph Police Service, along with the University of Guelph Community Campus Police and Guelph By-Law Enforcement are working together to address issues in the downtown core and throughout residential neighbourhoods to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all.

OPP Asking for Public's Help with Distracted Driving Campaign (March 8-14, 2014)

On campus we see too many drivers using handheld devices while driving. The following is an article from the Ontario Provincial Police regarding the impact of Distracted Driving and their safety campaign that starts today.

Irresponsible driver behaviour has the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) concerned about the fate of many road users this year as officers prepare to launch their next campaign against Distracted Driving.

NekNomination: What is it?

NekNomination is a drinking game on social media. It is believed to have begun in Australia. The concept of the game has been described as ‘neck your drink, nominate another’. Facebook and Twitter users who receive a “neknomination” are challenged to down a pint of alcohol in one go, within 24 hours. They post a video of themselves completing the challenge and nominate two of their friends to do the same. “Neknominees” who refuse and break the chain are subject to online ridicule.

Safety Bulletin

Why we have Safety Bulletins

During the year we utilize safety bulletins to educate our community on incidents or personal safety concerns that might happening on campus. Whether it is to let you know of an increased amount of thefts in a certain area, asking for the public's assistance during an investigation or a general safety reminder, safety bulletins are created and circulated throughout campus, through our website and campus police social media programming.

U of G Names Eighth President and Vice-Chancellor

Following an international search, the University of Guelph has appointed Prof. Franco Vaccarino as the University’s eighth president and vice-chancellor.

New Sergeant announced

We are pleased to announce that the job competition is complete.  Thank you to the members of the hiring committee and those who where chosen to interview for the position.  We are excited to announce that S/Cst Elizabeth BOUCHARD has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant.  She will take over the duties of Shift Sergeant on Platoon A effective immediately.

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