Nottingham least safe city for students outside London

Back in May, The Independent newspaper published a damning article about crime against students in which Nottingham was particularly highlighted.

“The most crime-ridden university city in the United Kingdom outside the capital is Nottingham..the total number of burglaries, robberies and violent attacks is higher than in any other provincial UK city.

It is.. the burglary capital of the country, according to new statistics compiled by the Complete University Guide from Home Office. Students, in particular, are vulnerable to being burgled.  Runner-up in the crime stakes for university cities is Manchester, followed by Liverpool, Bristol and Leeds…

Universities are no longer the havens of safety and security they once were. Around one in three students falls victim to crime each year, according to reliable surveys. In addition, young people aged 16 to 24 are three times more likely to be victims of burglary than people in other age groups, which makes students all more vulnerable. ..

Universities are no longer the havens of safety and security they once were. Around one in three students falls victim to crime each year, according to reliable surveys.”

To read the full story follow the link below.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/higher/crime-watch-how-secure-is-your-university-city-831847.html

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