UKZN Risk Management Services


To provide an integrated and coordinated manner of professional, effective and efficient risk management and to protect lives, property with the objective of creating an environment that is conducive to working and living, teaching and learning and conducting research on the premises of the University.

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Welcome to the Division of Risk Management Services (RMS) website. We trust you will find our website informative and user friendly. This division is primarily responsible for the safety and security of the entire University community and property across its five campuses. RMS is committed to protecting the safety of the university community and its property, as well as maintaining order in accordance with university’s policy.

The safety and security of UKZN staff, students, contractors, and visitors is of paramount importance to the University across our five campuses, and the university employs both full time and contracted, professional, security officers, certified by the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA).

They are responsible for enforcing the university rules and regulations, investigating incidents, arresting perpetrators of criminal activity, maintaining order and protecting the assets of the institution. The personnel are split into shifts covering all campuses. The staff are always available to give assistance. RMS provides 24 hours and 365 days a year service to university community

RMS has a simple but comprehensive approach to campus security and safety. In extraordinary circumstances, RMS is empowered to take whatever appropriate action is necessary to maintain stability, safety and security on campus.

Staff, students, contractors, and visitors are encouraged to report any suspicious behaviour in and around campus buildings and in parking areas to RMS.

Our websites aim, is designed to provide you with the information and insight you will need to make informed decisions regarding your own personal security.



(031) 260 3462

(031) 260 3493

Howard College

(031) 260 2540

(031) 260 2542

Medical School
(031) 260 4516

(033) 260 5211

(033) 260 5231


(031) 260 7133

(031) 260 7265

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