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Health and Wellbeing

eap St Mary's has introduced the Validium Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for any staff experiencing personal or work related problems.

The EAP service offers many services over the phone and online, including free and confidential access to telephone and face to face counselling, debt counselling, legal guidance and health and wellbeing support.

The EAP is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and all calls are confidential.

For further information and details of how to access the EAP vClub service please visit the EAP pages.


Sport St Mary's offers free Friday lunchtime badminton classes for all staff. For further information please visit the Sport St Mary's pages​.​

St Mary's University has teamed up with M&L Healthcare Solutions and General & Medical Healthcare to provide you with access to Private Medical Insurance at prices substantially below those available in the open market and online.

General & Medical Healthcare are established providers of private medical and other specialist insurance services to individuals, families, professionals and businesses both within the UK and internationally and are the preferred provider for the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland.

The product range provides choice for everyone considering private healthcare. Offering both a low-cost option that provides essential levels of cover through to a comprehensive scheme with a more extensive range of cover and benefits.

You will have access to an online health and well-being web portal as well as a 20% discount with Nuffield Health Gyms and a Lifestyle Rewards discount programme offering many savings on luxurious products and services.

For more information on the choice of our private healthcare products or to obtain your quick no-obligation quotation, please contact M&L Healthcare Solutions:

St Mary's has a modern fitness suite which all members will enjoy training in - there are 35 life fitness stations including a range of cardio and fixed resistance machines and Olympic lifting platforms. Sport St Mary's offers flexible memberships to suit everyone and offers excellent value for money with no joining fee along with a variety of fitness classes available throughout the year.

There is also a wide range of classes on offer, from Spin to Pilates -  these classes are available to staff for £4 per session or are included in the price when purchasing an annual membership.

For information and details of classes visit the Sport St Mary's pages​.