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Sexual Health

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 29 June 2023 at 14:44

Online Advice

The NHS have a really useful website with detailed information about contraceptives, FAQs, genital health, STIs, good sex, LGBT+ sexual health, fertility and menopause.

The Florey Clinic

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).

Alternatively, find out more about the service by calling this number

Trust House Reading

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.