The Student Sex Work Project is a three year project funded by the BIG Lottery.
The overall purpose of the Project is to promote learning and understanding about student sex worker needs and associated issues, and to provide an innovative sexual health service to a marginalised population through an ethical, empowering research led framework.
The Project came about because of the following issues:
The Project is led by Swansea University in partnership with Terrence Higgins Trust, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board - Integrated Sexual Health Service, the National Union of Students Wales and Newport Film School.
You can find more information about the Project's partners at:
Terrence Higgins Trust- http://www.tht.org.uk/
Cardiff and Vale UHB- http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/integrated-sexual-health
The National Union of Students Wales - http://www.nus.org.uk/en/nus-wales/
The Student Sex Work Project is subject to an on-going external evaluation. We are very fortunate that the evaluators for the project are Dr Teela Sanders and Rosie Campbell. Both are specialists in sex work and sex worker project delivery. Find out more about Teela and Rosie.
The Student Sex Work Project is very fortunate to have the support of a number of key individuals who are working with us to help us to achieve our aims. Two key individuals who sit on the external steering committee are Professor Maggie O’Neil from Durham University and Judy Jenkins from Swansea University. Find out more
The Project has set specific objectives towards achieving our aims:
We have developed a number of ways to achieve our outcomes. These include:
There are a number of ways you can get involved in this exciting and important Project:
If you are a student at a Higher Education Institution in Wales you can complete the online questionnaire about attitudes to sex work which is accessible via our home page.
This website contains information which might be useful to you about sexual health and services whether you are a student sex worker or not, so please have a look around it.
If you are a student in Wales who is working or has worked in adult entertainment we would love to hear from you and would like to know about your experiences. You can take part by completing the contact form and we will get back to you or you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. There may be opportunities for you to come and work with us on this exciting, innovative research project.
The site is not run by Terrence Higgins Trust, and THT is not responsible for its content.