Virtual Health Fair: Feel Safe & Supported

Published by University of Bedfordshire

Your University and Beds SU work closely with many organisations in our local communities. We may not always be equipped to offer all the support you need, but we are here to listen and ensure you always feel safe and supported.

Browse our Virtual Health Fair below and find out about the different organisations that are part of our wider community. 


Sexual Health Services

Terrance Higgins Trust

Sexual Health Services offer a range of tests, information and advice about relationships, pregnancy, contraception and STIs. Under current circumstances, the official line from the Government is that your best sexual partner is… you! So why not invest some time in finding out how to improve your sexual health.

Luton Sexual Health

Luton Sexual Health offers some useful information and advice about sex and relationships.

NHS Sexual Health Service

If you need specific advice, it’s best to contact your local service online or by phone in the first instance.


Do you understand consent?

Fast forward to when Covid-19 is under control and you can get back to searching for ‘the one’. Don’t get into trouble for assuming someone has the same feelings as you. If you’re struggling with the concept of consent just imagine instead of initiating sex you’re making them a cup of tea.


Fika Mental Health Masterclasses

As a University of Bedfordshire student, you can download and use the Fika app free of charge for your first semester. Join in the monthly virtual masterclasses starting with ‘Connection’ on 13th October.

Once you have registered as a student you will need to sign in with your University email address for free access.


Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service

If you are feeling anxious about Coronavirus and rates of infection in our local area, our partners at Bedfordshire Wellbeing Service are here to help you.


Samaritans

Starting University can be a big change in your life, it’s normal to feel some anxiety and nervousness as you adapt to new experiences. Small actions can make a big difference to help you cope.


Luton All Women’s Centre

LAWC offers a wide-range of advisory, information, practical and holistic support services, our aim is to challenge gender inequality and empower women and girls to enjoy lives that are safer, healthier and fairer.


What is an eating disorder?

An eating disorder is an unhealthy relationship with food that severely impacts on your day to day life. Knowledge and awareness about eating disorders could help you or someone you care about. Did you know, 1.6 million people in the UK are affected by an eating disorder?

Caraline

Caraline, an eating disorder support charity has a handy guide to work out if you might need support.

Beating Eating Disorders

Why not visit the Beat Eating Disorders website for a wealth of information, advice and support.


Luton Healthwatch

Local Healthwatch is all about local voices being able to influence the delivery and design of local services. Not just people who use them, but anyone who might need to in future. If you are looking to enter a healthcare profession and live, study or work in Luton, why not join as a member or volunteer?

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