If you are over 18 years old you are legally free to consume alcohol if you choose. However, you should also be respectful of fellow students who choose not to consume alcohol and mindful not to disturb flatmates or neighbours.
It is a criminal offence to take, possess, manufacture or sell illegal drugs. We operate drug searches in our bars and venues, and across campus. If you are found to be in possession of drugs you will be reprimanded and the police may be informed.
Regulations for student conduct
Cases of student misconduct involving drugs or alcohol will be investigated in accordance with our regulations for student conduct, and we will take disciplinary action where appropriate.
Where can I find support?
Visit our webpage on alcohol support for further information and advice on how to reduce your alcohol intake.
If you are concerned about alcohol or drugs, or worried for a friend, contact our Student Welfare Team who will be able to provide further advice about where to access specific support.
You can also make an appointment with your GP for medical advice.
RUSU’s Advice Service also offer free and confidential support for all students.