Fire disciplinary guide

This page outlines breeches of our Fire Safety Policy and the disciplinary action you will face as a result of your actions.

Tampering with smoke or heat detectors (covering over, removing, tampering or interfering with) or malicious activation of fire alarm:

  1. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken)
  2. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Failure to evacuate in a timely manner (4-8 minutes) in response to a fire alarm:

  1. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken)
  2. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Smoking inside UWE Bristol accommodation including use of e-cigarettes:

  1. First warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on an Awareness Session*
  2. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken)
  3. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Cooking, hob or oven left unattended:

  1. First warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on an Awareness Session*
  2. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken)
  3. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Fire doors – propping, latching or wedging open:

  1. First warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on an Awareness Session*
  2. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken) 
  3. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Use of candles/incense in the accommodation:

  1. First warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on an Awareness Session*
  2. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on a Fire Awareness Session* (if not previously taken)
  3. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Tampering with air vents in village en-suites:

  1. First warning
  2. Final warning with a £100 penalty charge or attendance on an Awareness Session*
  3. Notice to quit UWE Bristol accommodation

Behaviour management and intervention processes:

Find out more about the behaviour management and intervention processes for UWE Bristol accommodation. 

Awareness Sessions*

Please be advised that Awareness Sessions are subject to availability at the time of booking. Students will only have one opportunity to attend an Awareness Session.

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