Sexual health


If you are concerned about a particular issue or would just like a check up there are plenty of local services available locally, including your own GP.



The student medical centre on Bournemouth University's Talbot Campus offers a range of contraceptive advice and sexual health services. 

Find out more about the medical centre services here

For an appointment call: 01202 965378



STARS Dorset is a pan-Dorset charity that offers one to one support, free of charge, for anyone of any age or gender who lives, works or studies in Dorset and has experienced any form of sexual violence at any time in their life.

The Dorset charity, Sexual Trauma and Recovery Services (STARS Dorset), is increasing the availability of its Telephone Support Line throughout the COVID-19 period.

As well as the charity’s existing clients, people who have not accessed their services before can call for support and those who are supporting survivors of sexual violence in a personal or professional capacity can also use the service.

The charity will be increasing the availability of their online Live Chat service, which is available through their website,

The Charity’s Telephone Support Line number is 01202 308855 and the service will be available at the following times:

Mondays: 10am -12pm and 3pm - 5pm,
Tuesdays: 10am -12pm and 3pm - 5pm,
Wednesdays: 10am -12pm, 3pm - 5pm and 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Thursdays: 10am -12pm, 3pm - 5pm and 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Fridays: 10am -12pm, 3pm - 5pm and 7.30pm - 9.30pm



Sexual Health Dorset is an NHS-ran service. They offer contraception (including emergency contraception), STI screening, and sexual health advice at a variety of clinic locations across Dorset. 

Find more about Sexual Health Dorset here


The Sexual Health Dorset team often drop in to campus to run STI screening sessions and offer advice on contraception and sexual health. Check the AUBSU calendar to find out when drop-in will next be on campus.


Over The Rainbow

Over the Rainbow is an NHS health initiative for the LGBT+ community in Dorset. They offer specialist advice and support on issues relating to sexuality, gender identity, sexual health, HIV, sexual assault, commercial sex work, and safe sex. 

Find out more about Over the Rainbow here