Online Safety for Students

The internet is constantly changing with new applications and programs being developed everyday. We want you to enjoy the internet, to use it for all of the positive things that it gives you but remember when you use the internet and Social Networking sites it is your responsibility to control what you post and who sees it. Once you put an image or an opinion on the internet, it can be copied, shared or saved without your permission unless you take control.

The following links are provided to give advice for students on staying safe on the most popular social media platforms:

General safety advice can also be found from the following websites:

Don’t forget it is your responsibility to ensure that only those people who you want to can see your profile but if you think that things have got out of hand or you are worried by something on the internet read the advice on the ThinkUKnow website.