Welfare and Advice

The College has a appointed Jonathan Black, a senior member of the College, as the Tutor for Welfare. His role is to oversee the provision of student support within the College. Email: jonathan.black@new.ox.ac.uk

Jonathan works with an experienced College welfare team. This team is available to listen to student concerns and offer support.

Undergraduates and graduates can contact them at any time. However, please note that we are unable to discuss welfare issues with parents or guardians.

The Cox and Salvesen Fellows

The two Cox and Salvesen Fellows are Sarah Crook and Daniel Harkin. They are happy to talk to all New College students and are a good first port of call for information about services and support available within College and the university. To make an appointment:

The Chaplain

Revd Dr Erica Longfellow is a senior member of the welfare team and experienced in all aspects of student wellbeing. She is happy to talk to students on any matter. erica.longfellow@new.ox.ac.uk  

The Home Bursar

Caroline Thomas is available to chat to students and talk about personal matters, domestic issues or concerns around life in College.

JCR and MCR Welfare Officers

The JCR and MCR committees have elected welfare officers who can refer students to the right people for advice and guidance. More information can be found on the JCR website and the MCR website.

University Counselling Service

Students can also refer themselves to the University Student Counselling Service. To make an appointment:

Oxford University Students' Union (OUSU)

There is a wealth of information on student support services and general welfare issues on the OUSU welfare website and there is a huge amount of helpful advice on their Student Advice pages.

University Equality and Diversity pages

Contains information on a range of issues and services, including disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief and age: http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/eop/

University Welfare and Support pages

Provides information and support on a number areas associated with student life, including immigration & visa support, academic life, fees, examinations and welfare: see the Student Health and Welfare pages.

Safe Cycling in Oxford

Cycling is the quickest and easiest to get around Oxford. For more information go to Cycle Streets.