Education Abroad

Situational Awareness

When traveling you will be in an environment where you do not have the same skills you have locally for sensing what/who is normal versus out of place, who is genuine versus suspect, or what places are safe zones versus more unsafe locales. This calls for more concentration on your surroundings and a measured approach to daily activity.

Steps that travelers can take to help them maintain the situational awareness and bolster their personal security preparedness include:

In order to be prepared if a major security incident occurs in your local environment, you will want to: