For a full list of Fellows and Staff, see our Who's Here page.
Here is a short overview of the different academic roles in College, as well as a list of some of the key contacts.
The Provost is elected by the Fellows of the College and chairs the Governing Body.
Contact via the Provost’s Secretary, Sara Butler: 01865 279125 or email EA.Provost@queens.ox.ac.uk
The Senior Tutor
The Senior Tutor deals with all academic issues that cannot be dealt with by Moral Tutors or the Tutor for Undergraduates. The Senior Tutor is Professor Seth Whidden, Fellow in French. He oversees all aspects of the academic life of the College, especially the organisation of College teaching and making new academic appointments.
Contact via the Academic Administrator, Dr Sarah McHugh: 01865 279167 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Tutor for Undergraduates
The Tutor for Undergraduates deals with any academic welfare issues that cannot be dealt with by Moral Tutors. The Tutor for Undergraduates is Dr Charlie Louth, Fellow in German. He and the Senior Tutor oversee all aspects of undergraduate academic work. In particular, he has responsibility for welfare issues that relate to academic performance and for oversight of the procedures which assess whether a student is fit to study.
The Tutor for Graduates
The Tutor for Graduates is Professor Mark Buckley, Fellow in Psychology. He and the Senior Tutor oversee all aspects of graduate academic work.
The Tutor for Admissions
The Tutor for Admissions is Dr Jenny Guest, Fellow in Japanese. She organises the admissions of students to the College.
Contact via the Admissions Administrator: 01865 279161 or email email@example.com
The Tutor for Outreach and Access
The Tutor for Outreach is Dr Lindsay Turnbull, Fellow in Plant Sciences. She organises outreach initiatives and open days.
Contact via the Schools Liaison Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Dean has responsibility for non-academic matters, especially welfare and discipline. The Dean is Dr Richard Nickerson, Fellow in Physics. He is assisted by graduate students who act as Junior Deans: Angelica De Vido, Kyla Smith, Heather Steele-Stellard, and Alex Youssef. There is also a Decanal Assistants, Peter Wan, who is also a graduate student and provides additional support at the Venneit Close accommodation site.
The Welfare Officer
The Welfare Officer provides a day-to-day source of support and signposting for students and can be contacted by email or by phoning 01865 289137. The Welfare Officer is generally available during office hours and will get back to you as soon as possible within two working days.
The Equalities Officer
The Equalities Officer is responsible for the College’s Equal Opportunities policy. The current Equalities Officer is Mr Nicholas Bamforth, Fellow in Law. He may be contacted about any issues relating to equality that you feel cannot be dealt with readily by your Moral Tutor.
The Academic Administrator
The Academic Administrator is Dr Sarah McHugh, assisted in the College Office by the Admissions and Graduate Administrator, Dr Rosie McMahon; the Tutorial Secretary, Ellie Gills; the College Office & Admissions Assistant, Eliza Flindall; and the Schools Liaison, Outreach and Recruitment Officer, Katharine Wiggell. The College Office is on the first floor of Front Quad, staircase 2. The office deals with requests for University Cards, confirmation of student status, student loans, application forms for hardship funds and various grants, degree ceremonies, and term-time lecture room bookings. Alternative arrangements for examinations are also handled by the College Office. The College Office is open 9.00 am to 12.30 pm and 1.30 pm to 5.00 pm Monday to Thursday, and 9.00 am to 12.30 pm and 1.30 pm to 4.00 pm on Fridays.
Contact 01865 279166 and email email@example.com
The Bursar, Dr Andrew Timms, deals with all financial matters in College. The Bursary is located on the first floor of Front Quad, Staircase 1 and the opening hours are 8.45 a.m. to 12.15 pm and 1.15 pm to 4.45 pm Monday to Thursday and 8.45 am to 12.15 pm and 1.15 pm to 3.45 pm on Fridays.
The Domestic Bursar
The Domestic Bursar, Mrs Marie Bracey, has responsibility for all domestic matters in College, including accommodation, catering, events, fire, security and safety.
Contact via Domestic Bursar’s Administrator: DB.firstname.lastname@example.org
The Steward, Susan Tutty, has responsibility for the Scouts (cleaning staff), maintenance, the Beer Cellar, and fire safety. She is assisted by the Housekeeper, Tracy Peart. The Assistant Stewards, Sean Meade, John Peart, and Michael Capon can help with organising the moving of furniture, setting up of equipment for functions, and any health and safety issues.
Contact 01865 279133 or email email@example.com
The College Chaplain is the Reverend Mrs Katherine Price, who is responsible for organising services in Chapel, which take place regularly during term time. She is also part of the welfare team, and is available to provide pastoral support to all member of the College regardless of religious affiliation. She is around in College most days, so feel free to drop in to Front Quad 5, room 2 for a chat!
Contact 01865 279143 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, Facebook Katherine Magdalene Price, or just drop round!
The Hardship Officer
The College Hardship Officer is Prof Keyna O’Reilly, Fellow in Materials Science. Her responsibility is to assist members of the College encountering financial difficulties or hardship.
The IT Office
The College IT Office is on the second floor of Front Quad staircase 1, and its staff can provide information and advice on IT issues. The key contacts are David Olds, Linda King and Mark Gray. The IT Office is open to students Monday to Thursday - 2:15 pm to 3:15 pm during Term (week 1 to 8).
Contact 01865 279205 or email email@example.com
IT Office Twitter: @ITQueensOxford
IT Office Blog
The Porters’ Lodge
The Lodge is staffed by the Head Porter, Roger Hughes, and a team of Porters on a 24/7 basis. The Porters ensure security of all our sites and will ask to see your University or ‘Bod’ Card when you enter the College. The Porters are a good first point of contact and have a wealth of local information. You will be allocated a mailbox or ‘pigeonhole’ in the post room, which you should check regularly for mail or messages; there is a separate parcel room next door. The parcel and pigeonhole rooms are located in the basement of Staircase 1. All outgoing post is collected from the Lodge by Royal Mail at around 5 pm every weekday afternoon. Other items can be left at the Lodge for collection by couriers. Please let the porters know if you intend to do this and leave your details with the package so we can reach you. Messenger service is a free postal service between Oxford University colleges. You can bring your letters to the Lodge and the porter on duty will endorse it with the messenger stamp and place in the tray for collection. Please note that the following items will not be accepted by the messenger service - food, money, clothing, valuables, breakables, long-tubed items (e.g. posters), umbrellas, heavy bulky items, books.
Contact 01865 279120 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Buttery is open between 8.00 am and 2.00 pm on weekdays during Term (weeks 1 – 8) and is located opposite Hall. If you wish, you may purchase wine from the Buttery.
Contact 01865 279131 or email@example.com
The College Kitchens
The Catering Manager is Mrs Dawn Grimshaw, whom you should contact if you have any special dietary requirements.
Contact 01865 279147 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Beer Cellar
The Beer Cellar is open Monday to Saturday during Term from 7:00 pm to 11.00 pm. Members of the College can bring guests to the Beer Cellar but only members themselves can make purchases. Payments for items purchased in the Beer Cellar can be charged to your termly bill (or Batells account).
The Old Members’ Office
Membership of Queen’s is lifelong and the Old Members’ Office exists to maintain the College’s contacts with its Old Members. Current students can request to be put in touch with Old Members for careers advice. The Old Members’ Office also works with the student-led ‘1341’ Society to organise events for the parents of current students. The office stocks a small range of College-related gifts, such as mugs, postcards, magnets, and umbrellas. Students are welcome to drop into the office at any time and are encouraged to submit news items for the Old Members' Newsletter.
Contact 01865 289119 or email email@example.com
Head of Communications
The College is always keen to celebrate and share students’ achievements (both academic and extra-curricular). Please send your news to firstname.lastname@example.org