Chaplaincy and spiritual support

Here at the Chaplaincy we offer spiritual support, advice and encouragement to students and staff alike. We’re here to talk with you, listen to you, pray with or for you, and provide a space for you to simply be you.

What is Chaplaincy? 

Probably the question our Chaplains hear the most is “What is Chaplaincy?” Good question! Sitting at the heart of campus, Chaplaincy is a space designed to support the spirituality of staff and students of all faiths and none. We’re a meeting place, a thinking place, and above all, a safe place. 

Our Chaplains are here for help, advice and confidential listening. We’re here to support you without judgement throughout term time, and can be talked to via email, phone or appointment. 

We work together and with student societies to celebrate and embrace spirituality in all its diversity - come and say hello!

Come and talk to us

You can find the Chaplaincy in the Portland building, accessible from the entrance off Newarke Close. We're open from 10.30am until 4.30pm every weekday during term time. Come relax in our peaceful Sharing Space, and find out more about our events. The Breathing Space, Chapel and Prayer Room are also available for prayer and reflection. 

You can get in touch with us by emailing

If you urgently need to speak to someone about a crisis you are experiencing and we are closed, please refer to this page for a list of services you can access.

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