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On-site massage therapist


Massage can have many health and wellbeing benefits including a reduction in stress and anxiety levels and can help to relieve muscular tension and headaches.

To support staff wellbeing, the College has invited complementary massage therapist M A R A Wellbeing to provide an on-site service to staff.

Treatments available

Indian head massage

Incorporates massage of the back, shoulders, arms, neck, scalp and face using long established techniques handed down through many generations. Helping to melt away tension leaving you relaxed and rejuvenated.

Back, neck and shoulder massage

Focusing on the three main areas of tension. Reliving aching and tired muscles associated with poor posture, leaving you feeling supple and refreshed.

Arm and hand massage

Releases tight arm and hand muscles, helps with conditions such as RSI and carpal tunnel syndrome.

Leg and foot massage

Soothes fatigued leg and foot muscles, aids blood circulation and improves skin tone.

Booking a treatment

Treatments are priced at £15 for 25 minutes. Payments are made directly by the individual to M A R A Wellbeing by card or cash.

Slots are available between 9.30am and 4pm (last appointment 4pm) every Tuesday in Founder’s FW029 (from 24 May, except during College closures). For bookings or more information, please contact Mary directly at

Please wear a face covering unless you are exempt and contact M A R A Wellbeing to cancel your appointment if you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms.


Who do I contact about the service?

This service is provided directly to staff by M A R A Wellbeing so please send any questions about treatments, payments etc to them. If you have any other queries, please contact Organisational Development and Diversity.

What if I can't attend my appointment?

Please contact M A R A Wellbeing as soon as possible to cancel your appointment. Repeated missed appointments with less than 24 hours’ notice of cancellation may be charged, however cancellations due to coronavirus or work-related reasons will not be charged.

What covid precautions will be taken?

The service operates following guidance from Health and Safety. Clients are asked not to attend if they are experiencing cold or flu symptoms. Face coverings will be worn by both the therapist and client (unless exempt), and the room will be ventilated.