The NHS have a really useful website with detailed information about contraceptives, FAQs, genital health, STIs, good sex, LGBT+ sexual health, fertility and menopause.
University may be the first time you or others become sexually active, regularly engage in sexual activity, and explore your sexuality. So it is important to be aware of sexual health by making sure you are having safe, consensual sex.
If you experience non-consensual ‘sex’, please know that you are not alone and that it was not your fault. In addition to reporting the incident to the University or Police (visit: I’m a victim of crime), other useful contacts are listed below.
This page was last updated on 30 April 2020 at 09:47
The Florey is a sexual health clinic, around 10-15 minute walk from Whiteknights campus, and around 5 minutes from London Road campus. They also run a temporary clinic in RUSU, every second Tuesday of the month in term time. The Florey Clinic provide confidential care and support for all aspects of sexual health including; Advice and provision of contraception, sexual health testing and treatments of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Make sure you're registered with a GP. If you're at the University of Reading this might be your nearest doctors surgery.
Trust House offers specialist support and services to those who have been affected by rape and sexual abuse. This includes ISVAs (Independent Sexual Violence Advisors) who are are trained specialists who provide practical and emotional support and advice to adults who have been affected by rape and sexual abuse.
Supports anyone living in Thames Valley who has experienced, or is at risk of experiencing, sexual assault or rape. Their advisory service is designed for those aged 18 or over, and is confidential, non-judgmental and independent.