Find support

Here is a list of important, external numbers that you may need during your time at Oxford Brookes University:

General Health

Brookes Medical Centre

01865 483193


A dental practice on the Headington Campus, providing NHS dental care to the staff and students of Brookes.

01865 689 997

NHS 111

Medical advice, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 


Mental health & wellbeing

Oxford Brookes University Counselling Services:

01865 484650

Oxfordshire Minds

Oxfordshire Mind Information line:

01865 247788


24-hour emotional support to anyone who is suicidal or despairing.
116 123


Listening, support and information service run for students, by students, 8pm-8am.
01865 270 270
Skype: oxfordnightline

Sexual Health

Chlamydia testing kits are available from the Brookes Medical Centre. 

British Pregnancy Advisory Service

If you’re worried you may be pregnant or want advice on abortion.
08457 304 030

National Sexual Health Helpline

Confidential advice, information and referrals on all aspects of sexual health and HIV/Aids.
0800 567 123

Oxfordshire Sexual Health Service

Sexual health clinics offering a full range of services.

Terrence Higgins Trust

A national HIV and sexual health charity, offering support advice and services for anyone living with or effected by HIV.
01865 243389

Equal Opportunities 

Brookes Disability Services 

To find out about Brookes’ support for disabled and dyslexic students, visit www. services/disability/ or go  to and search ‘disability’. 

Brookes Dyslexia/SPLD Services 

01865 484653 students/wellbeing/ disability-and-dyslexia-service/contact/ 

British Dyslexia Association 

0118 966 8271 

Equal Opportunities Commission 

Advice for anyone who feels they have been unfairly treated. 
0845 601 5901 

University Services

Brookes Union Advice Service

01865 484 770


University Counselling Service

They can provide advice and support on stress or anxiety and offer various counselling services and self help resources.

01865 484 650


Student Central

Offer a range of support from their teams. This includes programme advice, assistance with PIP and handling of student complaints or appeals.

01865 483 455


Student Support Coordinators

Your faculty will have SSC’s who can provide help and advice.

Search ‘Student Support Coordinator’ on



Subject specific staff are available to help you.



Prayer and quiet rooms available, and they can offer a sympathetic ear.

01865 484 690


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