Stay Safe This Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and you’ve probably already got you trip back home all planned. But have you considered that you’ll be leaving your student home unoccupied – something thieves are very aware of.
Whether you live in a house share or you’re in halls, don’t overlook the security of your belongings. Here are a few low-cost products from which will keep your stuff safe while you’re away.

Yale Value Laptop Safe








Looking for a safe place to keep your laptop or tablet? This battery-powered Yale Value Laptop Safe has an electronic combination lock and can be easily hidden in a cupboard, or under your desk or bed. It will also come in handy in the new year if Santa brings you some new tech this December. RRP £54.95

Yale Smart Living IP Camera








Who said you can’t afford CCTV? The Yale Smart Living IP Camera’s high quality HD720 resolution recording begins when motion is detected, automatically uploading to a free DropBox account via wi-fi connection. You can also view footage on your smartphone using a dedicated app. Perfect for keeping an eye on a specific room, this smart camera also has a mic and speaker so you can hear and talk back to the camera. It is also enabled with night vision. RRP £64.99

Phoenix Venice 82 Laptop Bag








Ideal for storing most 17” laptops or tablets, the Phoenix Venice 82 Laptop Bag has been designed with three compartments and secured by a unique steel tethering cable system which can be locked to any fixed point using your own combination. There is also a high quality chrome user-changeable combination lock for added security. RRP £59.99

Yale Keyless Connected Ready Chrome Smart Lock











The Yale Keyless Connected Ready Smart Lock is designed to work with night latches that are commonly found on student accommodation and is suitable for external doors and is also weather resistant. With 1,000,000 possible combinations, this digital lock is a safe bet for shared accommodation. RRP £119.99

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Brittany Guymer

Editor of the Student Wire | Studying PR and Journalism at Leeds Beckett | Lover of good music and all things quirky | Easily bribed with mini eggs

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