Staff Contacts

Chaplain (2-79757, Room XIV.2) The Reverend Dr Megan Daffern gives pastoral support to all members of the College regardless of religious affiliation.

Fellow for Welfare Dr Stephen Morris (2-73672 , Room I/2) is a point of contact for any welfare problem a student might have. He holds a weekly office hour on Wednesdays in full term 12.00-1.00pm, when any student may drop by.

Acting Academic Director (2-79720, Room III/4a). Dr Anne Mullen ( advises on all welfare concerns especially those which affect your academic studies.

Academic Services Manager (2-79720,; Room III.6)
Mr Sailesh Vyas advises on academic, exam and individual requirements, academic provision for students with disabilities, financial matters and other issues. Sailesh is the Disability Co-ordinator for students at Jesus College, facilitating the implementation of provision for students with disclosed disabilities.

Jesus College Counsellor, Jesus College, Stairwell 1, Room 4. Dr Tim Knowlson ( provides a confidential space to listen to your emotional concerns and issues.  Appointments by arrangement, Mondays 0th-9th week

Junior Dean (; 2-79683, 07590 807399, Room XI.6) Victoria Cox is contactable in the evening and at night on matters concerning inconsiderate behaviour, illness or personal problems.

International Advisor Dr Anna Stoll-Knecht ( is available to help students settle in, learn about local culture, or answer queries about living in the UK.

College Doctors and Nurse See Surgery Information
Dr Catherine McDonnell, Dr Chris Hornby and Mrs Carolyn Ruhle

Student Contacts

JCR Women's Welfare Rep: Lily Russell-Jones

JCR Men's Welfare Rep: Laurence Bialy

MCR President and Acting Women’s Welfare Rep: Di Hu
MCR Assistant Women’s Welfare Rep: Amy Irvine

MCR Men’s Welfare Rep: Christopher Gausden

See Information on JCR and MCR Welfare

University Contacts

University Counselling Service
Tel: 01865 (2)70300

The University Counselling Service offers assistance with a wide range of difficulties, particularly those of a more deep-seated, psychological kind. It can also offer valuable help with psychological problems related to academic work. The service is confidential, and students should make an appointment themselves. Your tutors or others cannot do this for you.

University Disability Advisory Service

Oxford Student Union Welfare
Tel: 01865 (2)70777

Student-Led Support

Childcare Services

Health Advice

Run by students, offers support and advice between 8 pm
and 8 am (0th-9th weeks)
Tel: 01865 (2)70270

Other Contacts

Emergency Services
Tel: 999

Non-emergency NHS
Tel: 111;  Website

Tel: 01865 722122

Sexual Assault Referral Centre

Surgery Information

College Surgery
Tel: 01865 (2)79705
Staircase XV

College Doctors 1st - 8th weeks
TUESDAY: Dr Chris Hornby 2.30pm-3.30pm
FRIDAY: Dr Cathy Aylward 10.30am-11.30am

College Nurse 0th - 9th weeks
Mrs Carolyn Ruhle
Monday: 2.30pm - 5.30pm
Tuesday: 2.00pm - 4.30pm
Wednesday: 2.30pm - 5.00pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 12.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 12.00pm

Jesus College students can also visit the College Nurse at Wadham College. Times are available on the intranet.

If you miss the surgery at Jesus, then please ring for an appointment at the main surgery:

172 Banbury Road, OX2 7BT
Tel: 01865 515731
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 6.30 pm

If you need a doctor out of hours, please ring 01865 515731 and you will be connected to the doctor on call.

For emergencies ring 999.

Dentists - Studental

Helena Kennedy Centre, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Hill Campus, Colonnade Building, 3rd Floor, Gipsy Lane, Oxford, OX3 0BP
Tel: 01865 689997

Information on JCR and MCR Welfare

The JCR and MCR Welfare Reps are skilled in peer support. The JCR runs welfare sessions where students can go for a confidential chat.

You can contact the Welfare Reps on any welfare issue whether course related, College related or personal. Please visit the JCR or MCR websites for further information.

If you need any advice on personal safety, see the College’s Keeping Safe in Oxford information.