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Health and Welfare

Welfare support and assistance is provided by an experienced welfare team in the Hall. Members of this team are available to listen to student concerns and offer help, and can be contacted at any time.  Please note that we are unable to discuss students' welfare issues with parents or guardians.


Medical Treatment

The University and its Colleges and Halls strongly recommend that you choose to register with a “College Doctor”: For Blackfriars Hall that is: Dr Leaver & Partners, Jericho Health Centre.

Register here:

You can find a quide to the UK National Health Service here: and information on how to obtain medical treatment here: .


The Chaplain

The Chaplain, Fr Gregory Schnackenberg, is happy to talk with members of the Hall about any matter or problem.


The Bursar

Mr David Harper is available to speak with students about housing, finance issues or concerns around life in the Hall.


University Counselling Service

Students can refer themselves to the University Student Counselling Service.  To make an appointment, either call (2)70300 or email


Oxford University Students' Union (OUSU)

There is a wealth of information on student support services and general welfare issues on the OUSU welfare website.


University Equality and Diversity pages

These pages contain information on a range of issues and services, including disability, sexual orientation, religion and belief and age:


University Welfare and Support pages

Information and support on matters associated with student life, including immigration & visas, academic life, fees, examinations and welfare are available through this website:




News & Events

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.

4th Mar
Br Joseph's Solemn Vows

Please pray for our brother, Joseph Bailham, OP, who made Solemn Profession last Friday here in Oxford.

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