Other common STIs among students include genital warts, genital herpes and gonorrhoea. HIV infection is less common, but does happen so there’s no room for complacency. Get informed about how to protect yourself, check out our advice pages which cover a range of topics
If you have unprotected sex you could be at risk, which is why testing is so important (as well as easy and confidential). bSHaW Sexual Health Clinics provide a range of services including contraception, emergency contraception, Chlamydia testing, STI testing and treatment, condoms, pregnancy testing and sexual health advice.
Contacting bSHaW is easy, fill in the Just ask bSHaW form and sexual health professional will contact you or call 0300 303 2880.
You can also order a postal testing kit here
The last thing you need is an illness that seriously harms your study or social life.