Sexual Health & Consent

We want to empower you to put your sexual health into your own hands. No more awkward conversations- you have the right to decide what happens to and with your body! We have a wide selection of protection available to you in both SU offices.
A condom, a coil implant and packets of contraceptives on a table

Support and Wellbeing

The Student Support Team can help guide you to the best solution if you or a friend need help. They also provide a range of wellbeing resources that you can explore including self-help apps with some fantastic podcasts, workshops, evening group meetings to discuss a range of mental health topics and drop-in appointments.

Support and Wellbeing (Student Support Team)

Student Services

Student Services provide a range of support, information and specialist services, and are here to support you throughout your studies. A good starting point if you don’t know which service you need is The Compass – a student information desk who can advise and signpost you to the right service.

Student Services

Contraception and Pregnancy

There are clinics across Cornwall who provide free and confidential advice and support about contraception and pregnancy. They can help with emergency contraception and discuss your options with you if you find out you are pregnant.

Cornwall Sexual Health Services

The new, free sexual health and contraception service for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, provided by Brook. They offer a wide range of confidential services including STI testing, treatment, contraception, pregnancy testing, and specialist young people’s services. 

Cornwall Sexual Health Services

Help with Health Costs

Check out these helpful links from the NHS including information about the 'NHS Low Income Scheme', eye care entitlements and help with prescription and travel costs.

NHS Help with Health Costs

Online Chlamydia Screening

Residents aged 18+ in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly can now order a FREE postal STI test through the digital sexual health service, SH:24. A quick & confidential way of testing if you have no symptoms. Testing for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, HIV and syphilis. For further advice or information about Chlamydia Screening please visit the website.

Online Chlamydia Screening

Police Response

Not sure who to contact? Ask NED! NED (Non-Emergency Directory) is a service that combines the questions that members of the public have asked with contact details of those that can help.

Contact Cornwall & Devon Police

Student Health Centre

Students can see a doctor at the Penryn Campus, or if you live in Falmouth, you can register at a nearby surgery. Find out opening times and a list of surgeries on the webpage.

Student Health Centre

The Willow Centre

The Willow Centre is a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Truro. They support male and female victims of all forms of sexual assault and violence. Get in touch by calling  0300 3034626 or fill in their confidential online referral form.

Truro SARC

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Falmouth & Exeter Students' Union
Penryn Campus
Penryn, Cornwall
TR10 9FE

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