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Administrative Staff

Bursar: Mr David Harper

The Bursar is responsible for the management of the finances, properties and human resources for Blackfriars Hall and Studium. He also deals with student financial aid and a range of grants and bursaries on offer from the Hall.

David Harper

Mr David Harper

Accounts and Accommodation Officer: Mrs Pauline Lloyd

The Accounts and Accommodation Officer assists the Bursar in the management of the finances and properties.  Enquiries regarding payment of fees and claims for reimbursement should be made to Mrs Lloyd. 

Pauline lloyd

Pauline Lloyd

Hall and Studium Secretary and PA to the Regent: Mrs Barbara Brecht

The Hall and Studium Secretary provides administrative support to the Moderators, and is the first point of contact for all enquiries from students.  Requests for appointments with the Moderators are made through her. 

Barbara Brecht


Mrs Barbara Brecht

Welfare and Events Officer: Sr Winnie McGarry OP

The Welfare and Events Officer is available to see any student who would like to talk over welfare issues.  She also organises Hall and Studium special events.  Sr Winnie is a Dominican Sister, and a former Diocesan Youth Officer who has also worked in University Chaplaincy.

Sr Winnie McGarry

Sr Winnie McGarry OP

Visiting Student Pastoral Support Officer: Mrs Bess Mullard

The Visiting Student Pastoral Support Officer is responsible for the pastoral welfare of visiting students.

Bess Mullard

Mrs Elizabeth (Bess) Mullard 

Academic Administrator: Ms Lucy Traves

The Academic Administrator assists the Vice-Regent and Senior Tutor, providing administrative support for Hall students and for senior members of the Hall and Studium staff where appropriate.

Lucy Traves

 Ms Lucy Traves

Senior Dean: Fr David Sanders OP

The Dean is in charge of discipline and also works with the Chaplain and SeniorTutor to coordinate pastoral support within the Hall.

fr David Sanders OP

Junior Dean (Hall): Mr Edward David

The Junior Dean is a graduate student who liaises between the Hall and students.  He is responsible for the smooth day-to-day running of the student housing in St John St.

Edward David

Edward David

Librarian: Dr Michael Black

The Librarian, Dr Black, is a Fellow of the Hall in charge of the day–to-day running of the library. 

Dr Michael Black

Dr Michael Black

Aaron Taylor, the Library Assistant helps Dr. Black to manage the day-to-day running of a library.

Aaron Taylor

Aaron Taylor

Dean of Degrees: Fr Richard Ounsworth OP

The Dean of Degrees presents students at University matriculation and graduation ceremonies.

fr Richard Ounsworth OP

Fr Richard Ounsworth OP

Harassment Officers: Dr Elizabeth Hutton and Dr Nick Waghorn

The Harassment Officers are available to advise and assist any student with concerns about harassment or victimisation from another student or from any staff member in the University.  Dr Hutton and Dr Waghorn are confidential advisers, who can assist students in resolving matters informally where possible, and will support them through a more formal resolution, if necessary.  

Dr Elizabeth Hutton

Dr Elizabeth Hutton                                                        

Dr Nicholas Waghorne

Dr Nicholas Waghorn

Chaplain: Fr. Dominic Ryan OP

The Chaplain provides pastoral support to Hall and Studium students.

fr Dominic Ryan OP

Fr. Domic Ryan OP

News & Events

13th Sep
The Scovil Scholarship in Christian Art and Theology

New scholarship offered by the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford and Blackfriars Hall.

25th Jun
Anscombe Memorial Lecture 2018

'Ethical Issues in Psychiatric Diagnosis' - July 2018, 4.30pm

24th Apr
'Did the Saviour See the Father?'

Fr. Simon Gaine's book, now out in paperback.

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