Health and well-being courses and services

What is it?

We run a number of short courses and other services, covering various aspects of health and well-being.


A six-week programme, held on Wednesday afternoons, to help you to respond positively to the inevitable stresses of life and will lessen anxiety and low mood.Contact student counsellor Jackie Pounder for more details.

Sexual health information and advice clinic (also available to staff)

This clinic will be available in the Well-being Centre, second floor of the Brittan building, from October 2013. Services will include, confidential one-to-one advice, information and support on sex, sexual health, contraception, sexual health screening and relational health issues, chlamydia screening, pregnancy testing, free condoms and referrals to other services.

The drop-in sessions will be available from 5.00pm to 7.00pm, starting 10th October 2013. Contact Hazel Wright for more details.

Volunteering opportunities

For those interested in a career in health promotion or health improvement or a general interest in health and well-being and helping others, a variety of volunteering opportunities are available, such as getting involved in organising and running our health promotion campaigns and activities and helping to promote our services. Giving your time can be very good for your well-being but volunteering is also a great way of gaining employability skills and experience. Contact Hazel Wright for more details.

Cookery club

Join the Cookery Club and you can benefit from learning some basic cookery skills and also learn how to make healthy, affordable meals - then take what you've cooked home with you at the end of each session. Contact Hazel Wright for more details.

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Well-being Centre

Sunflower field

The Well-being Centre is on Level 2 of the Brittan Building.

We offer a number of complementary therapies.

North East Better Health at Work Award. This is an external website. The link to North East Better Health at Work Award will open in a new window.