Our team are all happy to help and available to talk to should you need.

Whether it's some straightforward advice or a difficult situation, they'll do their best to point you in the right direction.

Your support network

Related links

James Reception is at the Roger Kirk Centre. For opening times and contact details, see:

College Lead and Administrator

Your college's operational lead and your first point of contact for general enquiries and support. Deals with the day to day running of things. Oversees welfare issues and can talk through any of your more serious concerns if needed.

College Welfare Officer

Provides ongoing welfare and wellbeing support, as well as facilitating training and development opportunities for students.

College Life Advisors

Supports college community activity and offers peer support for issues such as homesickness, making friends and settling in to uni life.

Your College Operational Lead (and Administrator): Lenore Klassen

Hi, I'm Lenore. I am the Operational Lead, as well as the College Administrator, and am responsible for the running and management of James College.

I am keen to make sure that all James students feel welcome, safe, and supported and are given opportunities to succeed at University. I also ensure there is a smooth transition to university for new students as well as provide leadership and training for the James College Junior Common Room Committee (JCRC).  

If you have any enquiries or questions regarding James College please speak to me. I'm friendly (promise!) and will use my many years of experience supporting students to help.

Your College Wellbeing Officer (CWO): Bryony Cox

Hi, I'm Bryony, your James College Wellbeing Officer. I provide ongoing welfare and wellbeing support to James students and work with the College Lead on any serious welfare issues.

I also work closely with the College Life Coordinators in other colleges to provide opportunities for students through cross-college projects as well as assisting the College Life Advisors in their peer support activities. 

Your College Life Advisors

The College Life Advisers are postgraduate students who have recent experience of being an undergraduate. Their main role is to provide peer support on welfare issues like homesickness, sadness, making friends and adjusting to life at university. They work closely with the rest of the team and also your STYMs.

Email: james-help@york.ac.uk.

James College Committee

The James College committee arrange events for you to enjoy as well as represent you across the university. They also plan your freshers week activities.. Keep up to date with everything that is happening through the social media channels . 

Other help and support

Related links

James Reception is at the Roger Kirk Centre. For opening times and contact details, see: