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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. 


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.


Ms Lucy Traves

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

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

Dean of Degrees: Fr Richard Ounsworth OP

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

Fr Richard Ounsworth OP

Harassment Officers: Dr Cherry 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 Cherry Hutton                                                        Dr Nicholas Waghorn

Development Director: Mr Richard Brown

Mr Richard Brown



Communications and Fundraising Support Officer: Dr Yvette Khoury


Yvette Khoury

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