UK students are currently being targeted by scam callers asking for money to be paid over the phone. The scammers pretend to be members of King’s staff or from your bank and tell you your account has been compromised. The caller will try to persuade you to move your money into another account. Please read this article for the latest information: King’s students being targeted in phone payment scam.


If you think you've been targeted by a scam, don’t keep it to yourself. You can seek advice and support from teams at King's, and should also report the scam to Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040. 

Teams who can support you: 

For more information and guidance:


Learn more about scams with our videos:

Understanding & Avoiding Scams Part 1: What is a Scam?


Understanding & Avoiding Scams Part 2: Known Student Scams