Staff Contacts

Welfare Officer Jesus College, Stairwell 1, Room 4 ( The Welfare Officer the first point of contact for welfare issues and will be available in College at a variety of times, including evenings. Please book appointments via

Fellow for Welfare Dr David Barron (Room 12.3 is a point of contact for any welfare problem a student might have. He holds a weekly office hour during full term weeks 1-8 on Tuesday 2-3pm when any student may drop by.

Academic Director (2-79720, Room III/4a). Dr Alexandra Lumbers ( 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. Juliet Bulman ( provides a confidential space to listen to your emotional concerns and issues.  Appointments by arrangement, Mondays 0th-9th week

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

Junior Deans (; 2-79683, 07590 807399) Vanessa Picker and Heather McTaggart are contactable in the evening, during the night and all weekends on matters concerning inconsiderate behaviour, illness or personal problems.

International Advisor Udit Bhatia ( 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 Cathy Aylward, Dr Linda Jones and Mrs Carolyn Ruhle

Student Contacts

JCR Welfare Officer: Priyanka Chandrakumaran (

JCR Welfare Officer: Jamie Slagel (

MCR Welfare Officer: Nicholas Wood (

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 Linda Jones 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.