Sexual Health

Contraception & STIs

There are many methods of contraception - if you want to avoid getting pregnant, it is important to find the right method for you and your partner.

For information on contraception, please see:

Emergency Contraception

Please see the NHS website if you need emergency contraception.

Condoms and Sanitary Products can also be obtained from the SU Advice Centre, the SU’s Welfare Officer and Nightline.


Discovering that you are pregnant as a student may create additional questions and decisions. In these instances, the University offers policy and guidance on where to get help.

The SU Advice Centre is also able to offer signposting and support to help you navigate the decisions you face and the University’s procedures and policies.

Other places to get advice and support:


It is important to protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). For information about these infections and how to protect yourself, see the NHS Choices page.

The Students’ Union organises regular Sexual Health Clinics throughout the year - click here for more information.