JOHANNESBURG - With the 2018 academic year in full swing at campuses across South Africa, students are urged to be vigilant when it comes to their possessions and, even more importantly, their personal safety.
"Criminals know that students are high-value targets,” says Warwick Scott-Rodger, the head of Dialdirect. “Smartphones, laptops and tablets are part of many students’ essentials kit and provide criminals with prime pickings. Students who are enjoying a newfound freedom, are up for a party and are keen to meet new people offer ideal targets for criminals.”
Dialdirect, together with anti-crime activist and Namola’s chief ambassador, Yusuf Abramjee, has the following tips to help you make the most of student life while still staying safe: