Who's who?

You can find us on the first floor of Erasmus House.

College Team - Gulliver

Gulliver Ralston – Head of Digby Stuart College
gulliver.ralston@roehampton.ac.uk   |   +44 (0) 208 392 3201

Gulliver Ralston studied and taught at Oxford University, completing a D.Phil. on Richard Wagner with philosopher Sir Roger Scruton, and was Director of Music at Oxford's University Church. He has lectured for the Royal Academy, BBC Proms, is a FRSA, and a member of the Arts, Health and Wellbeing Special Interest Group at the Royal Society for Public Health. At Roehampton he is also the University’s Director of Music and a member of the Applied Music Research Centre and the Digby Stuart Research Centre.

College Team - Jennifer

Jennifer Cuneapen – Engagement and Activities Officer
jennifer.cuneapen@roehampton.ac.uk   |   +44 (0) 208 392 3217

Jennifer is the point of contact for internal and external enquiries on all College-related matters as well as organising College events, supporting flat reps, the Chaplaincy and the rest of the College team.

 
Emily Cookson Williams

Em Cookson Williams (They/Their/Them) – Wellbeing Officer
emily.cookson@roehampton.ac.uk   |   +44 (0) 208 392 3167

Based in each of our four Colleges, our Student Wellbeing Officers (SWO) are friendly, supportive staff who can help you with anything from difficulties settling in to dealing with specific personal issues. Em is the Student Wellbeing Officer for students living on Digby Stuart and commuting students studying at Digby Stuart College.

Student Wellbeing Officers are your first port of call for any problem you might have, providing a confidential service where you can discuss any issues or concerns that are affecting your wellbeing and be sign posted or referred to other internal and external services that may be able to offer further support. This could range from advice and support for personal safety, including harassment and assault, or advice on accessing other support services, including Counselling, Disabilities Service, Student Finance and Mental Health Advisers. SWOs are also someone you can go to if you just want a friendly, supportive conversation.

If you are in need of any support during your time here, or if you’re unsure on who to speak to for help, do contact Em and they can arrange a supportive wellbeing appointment with you.

There is also a daily Wellbeing Drop-in where you can speak to a SWO for a short, 10 minute appointment for initial information or support. The drop-in is 1-2pm Monday to Friday during term time, do contact Em for more info on how to access.

College Team - Ginny

Ginny Jordan-Arthur – Catholic Chaplain
ginny.jordan-arthur@roehampton.ac.uk   |   +44 (0) 208 392 3003

Ginny's work includes running a diverse, weekly programme for both students and staff, with a special focus on community building, peace and justice, and prayer. Some of the highlights are the weekly Community Lunches and the annual pilgrimage to Lourdes with HCPT: the pilgrimage trust. Ginny has a particular interest in pastoral care and bringing together women from different faiths to share life experiences. She is also the administrator for the Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies programme, and can whip up a decent batch of chocolate chip muffins. Ginny's varied interests include feminist theology, with a particular focus on how women are interpreted and portrayed within the Bible.

College Team - Sabiha Iqbal

Sabiha Iqbal – Muslim Chaplain
Room LS.002
sabiha.iqbal@roehampton.ac.ukk   |   +44 (0) 208 392 3185

 
Shai Danmole-Ellis

Shai Danmole-Ellis – Senior College Warden
Room Queen's Building 133
+44 (0) 20 8392 7297

 
College Team - Julia Tomas

Julia Tomas – Christian Community Worker
julia.tomas@roehampton.ac.uk   |   +44 (0) 020 8392 3216

 
Giri

Giridhar (Giri) Raghunathan – College Warden
(out of hours support via Security)

 
Vivi

Vidura (Vivi) Amranand – College Warden
(out of hours support via Security)

 
Orla O'Flynn

Orla O'Flynn – College Student President

 

If you’re not sure who to contact, drop your email to the general college email address at DigbyStuart.College@roehampton.ac.uk and the right member of staff will get back to you.