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Student Wellbeing

 

A lot of Colleges will have a Chaplain or Dean who are responsible for the life of the College Chapel (where there is one) and also tend to have a pastoral role among members of the College community. Whilst Chaplains or Deans may be affiliated with a particular Christian denomination owing to the religious traditions of many of the College Chapels, they are available to all members of College, students and staff, of all faiths or none.

The Chaplain or Dean will be happy to talk to you about any issues or concerns, including matters of faith and spiritual life, studying, work, family, friends, health, bereavement, or if you just want a chat. They can also usually put you in touch with local leaders or contacts from your own faith tradition if needed.

The Chaplain or Dean will offer a listening ear and a source of support for all and will usually be bound by specific confidentiality obligations – ask them what these are if you are in any doubt. 

Find your Chaplain or Dean:

College

Chaplain or Dean

Webpage

Christ’s College

The Rev’d Dr Mark Smith (Chaplain)

https://www.christs.cam.ac.uk/college-life/chapel-and-choir   

 

Churchill College

The Rev’d Dr John Rawlinson (Chaplain)

http://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/societies/chapel/

Clare College

The Rev’d Dr Jamie Hawkey (Dean) and Arthur Keefer (Decani Scholar)

http://www.clare.cam.ac.uk/Chapel-and-Choir/

Clare Hall College

No

 

Corpus Christi College

The Rev’d Andrew Bigg

https://www.corpus.cam.ac.uk/about-corpus/chapel

Darwin College

Mr Roger France (Lay Assistant Chaplain) 

http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/life-at-queens/chapel-and-spiritual-life-in-queens

Downing College

The Rev’d Dr Keith Eyons (Chaplain)

http://www.dow.cam.ac.uk/about/chapel-downing-college

Emmanuel College

The Rev’d Jeremy Caddick (Dean) and The Rev’d Alex Ross (Asst. Chaplain)

http://www.emma.cam.ac.uk/chapel/

Fitzwilliam College

The Rev’d Helen Arnold (Chaplain)

https://www.fitz.cam.ac.uk/college-life/chapel

Girton College

The Rev’d Dr Malcolm Guite (Chaplain)

https://www.girton.cam.ac.uk/girton-today/places/chapel

Gonville & Caius College

The Rev’d Dr Cally Hammond (Dean) The Rev’d Prof Huw Jones (Priest Vicar)

https://www.cai.cam.ac.uk/chapel

Homerton College

No

 

Hughes Hall College

No

 

Jesus College

The Rev’d Paul Dominiak (Dean) The Rev’d Devin McLachlan (Assistant Chaplain)

https://www.jesus.cam.ac.uk/people/paul-dominiak

King’s College

The Rev’d Canon Dr Stephen Cherry (Dean) The Rev’d Andrew Hammond (Chaplain)

http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/chapel/index.html

Lucy Cavendish College

No

 

Magdalene College

The Rev’d Nick Widdows (Chaplain)

http://www.magd.cam.ac.uk/magdalene-college-chapel/

Murray Edwards College

No

 

Newnham College

The Rev’d Canon Hugh Shilson-Thomas (Chaplain) - Selwyn

http://www.newn.cam.ac.uk/person/hugh-shilson-thomas/

Pembroke College

The Rev’d Dr James Gardom (Dean) 

http://www.pem.cam.ac.uk/the-college/pembroke-past-and-present/chapel/

http://www.pem.cam.ac.uk/fellows-staff/fellows-2/dr-james-gardom/

Peterhouse

The Rev’d Dr Geoffrey Dumbreck (Assistant Chaplain and Acting Dean)

https://www.pet.cam.ac.uk/about-chapel

Queens’ College

The Rev’d Tim Harling (Chaplain)

http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/life-at-queens/chapel-and-spiritual-life-in-queens

Robinson College

The Rev’d Dr Simon Perry (Chaplain)

http://www.robinson.cam.ac.uk/college-life/chapel

Selwyn College

The Rev’d Canon Hugh Shilson-Thomas (Dean of Chapel & Chaplain) Hannah Hupfield (Asst. Chaplain) 

http://www.sel.cam.ac.uk/selwyn-college/chapel-choir/

Sidney Sussex College

The Rev’d Dr Brett Gray (Chaplain)

http://www.sid.cam.ac.uk/life/chapel/

St Catharine’s College

The Rev’d David Neaum (Chaplain)

https://www.caths.cam.ac.uk/about-us/chapel

St Edmund’s College

Fr Alban McCoy (Dean)

https://www.st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk/chapel

St John’s College

The Rev'd Carol Barrett Ford (Acting Dean and Chaplain)

The Rev’d Neil Heavisides (Asst. Chaplain)

http://www.joh.cam.ac.uk/chapel_and_choir/

Trinity College – The Rev’d Dr Michael Banner (Dean)

The Rev’d Dr Andrew Bowyer (Chaplain) & The Rev’d Kirsty Ross

http://trinitycollegechapel.com/

 

Trinity Hall

The Rev’d Dr Stephen Plant (Dean)

http://www.trinhall.cam.ac.uk/about/chapel/

 

Wolfson College

The Rev’d Dr Geoff Cook (Catholic Chaplain) & The Rev’d Oliver Fischer (Free Church Chaplain)

http://www.wolfson.cam.ac.uk/handbook/welfare

 

See also - Equality and Diversity