Being Well at Wolfson

For confidential listening and advice students can speak to any member of the College welfare team made up of the Welfare Officers, Peer Supporters, College Nurse, Student Support & Engagement Officer, Academic Registrar, and Senior Tutor.

College Nurse

Kerry Minton, the College Nurse, runs a clinic from Wolfson, which students can access by emailing her at She can provide all students with practical medical advice and support assessing and dealing with minor ailments and injuries, discussing problems and responding to medical emergencies while on duty.

If you wish to book an appointment, please contact Kerry. Please note that appointments will be held remotely on Teams in the first instance. 

Welfare Officers

If you are experiencing a welfare problem please email the Welfare Officers at and they will get back to you as soon as they can. Our Welfare Officers are trained in medical first aid, mental health and listening skills but they are not medical professionals or counsellors. The College cannot guarantee 24/7 availability and if you have an emergency, please contact the Lodge on 01865 274100. 

Welfare Officers

  • Alexandra Blackwell
  • Adam Wells
  • Chenying Liu
  • Rutendo Tavengerwei

Peer Supporters

Peer Supporters provide support within the College - if you have doubts or concerns to work through, or just need an impartial, completely confidential ear to listen, we're here to help you out, providing an informal and friendly service. 

You can email them to set up a meeting or get in touch on behalf of friends that you're worried about. 

Wolfson peer supporters

  • Oana Diaconescu
  • Amirhossein (Amir) Salehi Fashami
  • Shasha Sun
  • Adam Wells

Disability Support

The University's Disability Advisory Service (DAS) provides support for students with any kind of disability, from visual, hearing, or mobility impairments, emotional impairments (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder), chronic illnesses and health conditions, and chronic mental health conditions. The Academic Registrar is the College's Disability Coordinator and is the first point of contact for all Wolfson students enquiring about disability support at the College. For information on physical access to the Wolfson site, please see the University's access guide to Wolfson College.

Academic-Related Concerns

The following people can assist if you are experiencing difficulties with your studies:

Other resources:

College Harassment Advisors

The role of a Harassment Adviser is to support individual members of staff and students who are concerned that they are the subject of harassment or bullying. 

Learn more about the College's Harassment Policy and Procedure.

Harassment Advisors


Welfare Induction Slides 2023