Sexual Health

The capacity and freedom to enjoy and express sexuality without fear of exploitation, oppression, physical or emotional harm; it's not just about using contraception or avoiding infections.

FPA 2004


 Good Sexual Health Includes:

  • Feeling good about yourself
  • Having the knowledge, skills and ability to protect yourself and your partner against sexually transmitted infections/unwanted pregnancy
  • Feeling comfortable about your sexual orientation and feeling accepted
  • Being able to choose to have sex or not to have sex
  • Good sexual health is free from exploitation, oppression, and physical or emotional harm 

Sexual Health Services Available at the University

  • The C-Card Scheme-

    If you are under 25 you can get free condoms through the c-card scheme. To get a c-card you need to register onto the scheme.
  • Free Chlamydia screening-

    Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.K. It affects around 1 in 10 sexually active young people. Most people who have Chlamydia have no symptoms. Testing and treatment is simple and free.
  • Worried about sexually transmitted infections?

    The University of Nottingham Health Service provide a comprehensive screening service to registered patients.

Contacts and Further Information

For general information about sexual health and more information about sexual health services, please go to the University's Healthy U website .