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College support


  • Good first point of contact on any matter
  • General support & signposting
  • On call for any welfare emergencies (you can ask a porter for their emergency contact)
  • Can fast-track University Counselling Service appointments

You can arrange meetings by messaging your tutor directly or attend one of their designated drop-in hours.

Remember that you can contact any tutor within your college – not just the tutor that you have been assigned! A full list of tutors and their contact details can be found at

College Porters

Porters' Lodge email:

Telephone: 01223 332100

For practical support and emergency situations

There is always a porter on duty 24/7 in the Porters’ Lodge.

Chaplain: Revd. Sarah Atkins


Telephone: 01223 332129

Good first point of contact on any matter

A very friendly and confidential listening ear for anything you might have on your mind. Sarah is available to any member of the College to discuss emotional, physical, psychological and spiritual welfare. It is best to arrange an appointment via e-mail or alternatively to catch her as you see her walking around College.

Catriona Keane


The Health and Wellbeing service, includes Catriona Keane, Head of Student Wellbeing, who is also a counsellor. Catriona is available for intake assessment, wellbeing appointments, advice, and support appointments. Students can contact the service via the following form or e-mailing to arrange an appointment.

College nurse: Taryn Rothwell


Location: Benson F1

The college nurse provides a fantastic support network for a wide variety of welfare issues. She works term time only and is confidential, approachable and can help with physical health. More information is available at MagNET under the college life- student support- Health and Wellbeing section. Students can contact the service via the following form or to arrange an appointment.

Harassment Officers

Emails: Dr Hugo Azerad, and Dr Philippa Steele

Confidential points of contact should you ever feel that you have been harassed or bullied in any sense. There are many different support options for these situations, more information about which can be found in the colleges harassment policy.