Health and Wellbeing

If you need to contact anyone in the Health and Wellbeing team, please contact them by email HWBC@barnsley.ac.uk or call 01226 216233

Enter your Health and Wellbeing Hub, a place for everything Health and Wellbeing!

Good health and wellbeing is essential for our students to achieve their goals.

We have a dedicated team of people who make sure that you are supported to lead healthy and happy lives. We work with Spectrum to deliver sexual health services and also with South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to deliver our additional range of services across College.

The Health and Wellbeing Centre is based at the Old Mill Lane campus and is open Monday to Friday. The centre is staffed by a Health and Wellbeing team who are here to provide you with advice on:

If you would like to access counselling, please complete a SPA referral form and send it to HWB-SPA@barnsley.ac.uk.


Are you a College student and would like to access Counselling without anyone knowing you have enquired but possibly need some support with filling in the form?
Then fill in the 4 questions on the link provided, click-on submit and someone will get back to you.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Charter

We have signed up to the Association of Colleges Mental Health and Wellbeing Charter. We recognise that our College has a responsibility to create an environment that promotes student and staff wellbeing and that proactively supports student and staff mental health.

Events and Promotions

We run a wide variety of events and promotional days throughout the year where we focus on a range of health related topics. These events are interactive and fun and our aim is to raise awareness of the Health and Wellbeing Centre and healthy behaviours across College. We also run numerous roadshows throughout the year where visit different campuses to hold our pop up service.

Sanctuary Room

If you are having a stressful day and need somewhere quiet for a few minutes, then why not visit our Sanctuary room, located in the Health and Wellbeing Centre, Old Mill Lane Campus.

Within the Sanctuary, there are sensory aids such as a weighted neck wrap, a massage cushion, fidget toys and stress balls.

Mindfulness drop in sessions are also available. If you have any questions, please contact us on 01226 216233 or hwbc@barnsley.ac.uk.

Health and Wellbeing tutorials

We have two  Health and Wellbeing Tutorial Officers who work across departments to deliver health and wellbeing tutorials on a range of subjects, including;

  • Alcohol & Drug Awareness
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image & Self Esteem
  • CSE (Child Sexual Exploitation)
  • Healthy Eating
  • Healthy Relationships & Consent
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Sexual Health
  • Stop Smoking
  • WorldWise
  • Wellbeing Workshops

For further information please contact the Health and Wellbeing Team
Email: HWBC@barnsley.ac.uk
Tel: 01226 216233
or call in to the Health and Wellbeing Centre in Old Mill Lane campus.

Like our Facebook page to see what
events and campaigns we do:  @barnsleycollegehwbc

Last updated: 20th November 2020