Faith and religion
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Your Faith Team is here for you!
We're available in the Faith Centre or out and about on campus. Do stop us when you see us, call by, or make an appointment if you'd like a longer time to talk. We stand together.
The Faith Centre
The purpose-made centre is open to everyone and offers unique spaces for group worship, private prayer, personal reflection, social activities, pastoral support and relaxation right here on campus.
Located in a very visible location on University Road close to the Derwent blocks of the Peel Park Accommodation, the space has its own quaint chapel and a large Muslim prayer room for both men and women.
The new purpose-built centre reflects the University’s continuing commitment to support the student experience as it is rare for universities in the UK to provide such extensive facilities. It also offers a unique space for those of faith or who follow a religion, those who are questioning / seeking / agnostic or prefer not to define their spirituality in a specific way, and those who are not religious or have no faith, and to build positive relationships between all groups.
In addition to all these facilities, there is also a community kitchen for all to use, a social/break space, a variety of bookable spaces including meeting rooms, a quiet room, the Chaplains offices and gender neutral/accessible toilets.
The University's mission as an educational institution means that it is keen to provide a supportive context in which all students and staff of any belief system, religious, philosophical and cultural background, can explore new ideas and experiences; and engage critically with each other in a safe and respectful learning environment.