Pre-departure notes

7. Safety Issues


  • Avoid going out after midnight or in a known high-crime area
  • Carry whistle or other personal safety device in case you are in danger
  • Monitor alcohol consumption and aware of the legal age to buy alcohol
  • Wear your backpack on your front in crowded areas
  • Do not accept rides from strangers
  • Do not carry large sums of cash
  • Keep emergency numbers in a handy place and report any suspicious

     incidents to the campus security department (but remember not to misuse
     the phone calling)

  • Just in case if you are now facing the natural disaster:
    • Do not place heavy or hard objects on high shelves if there is any

          earthquake. Get under a sturdy table and stay away from concrete  

objects that could fall over         

  • Do not use elevators
  • Follow the directions of the personnel in charge if you are in a large

                   public area

  • Place a bag over your head for protection from falling objects if you are

                   on the street, or even you can put on a helmet or a cushion to protect

                   your head