St Cuthbert’s JCR provides a non-judgemental, confidential listening and signposting service. The JCR Welfare Officers are students elected by the members of the JCR and here to provide peer support for you. They also form a link to the other forms of help within the College and University.

The Welfare Officers for 2022-23 are: 

Lewis Mullin – Senior Welfare Officer Martha Pierce – Female Welfare OfficerDaniel Mercer – Male Welfare OfficerMatilda Scott – Welfare Officer

To help organise and manage the running of welfare campaigns we additionally have a Campaigns Manager and a Campaigns Team. You can to be on the Campaigns Team in Michaelmas Term; with applications opening during freshers week until the week after.

The student support office can be contacted on cuthberts.studentsupport@durham.ac.uk for those preferring to talk to a member of staff.

In emergencies please contact the porters.
Samaritans: 116 123

Welfare Resources

Cuths Welfare have a huge range of resources for you should you need them. Here are important welfare resources, including our Welfare Handbook, and links to other resources we offer!



University Support

Durham University provide many forms of specialised support, such as the Counselling Service, Disabilities Service, and Student Union Advice Services. For more information on these, click here.


Order Sexual Health Supplies

If you want to request sexual health supplies (including condoms, lube, dental dams and pregnancy tests) place an order with the new online order form!


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The Welfare Officers appoint a Campaigns Team each year, who run campaigns within college. Anyone in the JCR can apply to be a member of this Campaigns Team. Campaigns are managed by the Campaigns Manager.