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JCR Committee

Hello and welcome to the JCR Committee Page. Below you will find a list of all the members of the JCR committee, both fully and semi-elected.

If you ever need anything, or have any questions or suggestions about college life, then get in touch with someone below. We’re all friendly people who will try their best to give you the advice and information that you need. The JCR is here to represent your views, so if you are ever unhappy with anything just get in touch!

Please send any messages for the weekly bulletin newsletter to: jcr.vice-president@oriel.ox.ac.uk

To email any of the committee members, use their normal Oxford email: firstname.last@oriel.ox.ac.uk

Fully Elected Officers

Kate Whittington

President

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Hi! I’m Kate, a first year Classics and English student, and this year I’ll be working with our amazing JCR committee to make sure all undergraduates have the best experience possible at Oriel. I hope that I’ll see you at our weekly open meetings on Sundays at 8:45 in the bar, where you can make changes to the JCR community and college life.

If there’s anything at all you’d like to discuss, or any questions related to the JCR and college, please don’t hesitate to contact me through email (kate.whittington@oriel.ox.ac.uk) or Facebook message – I’ll be happy to chat!

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Mattie

O’Donovan

Vice President

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Greetings folks, I’m Mattie, a 2nd Year History & Politics student and the JCR Vice-President. Essentially, I am the JCR’s representative for the House, Buildings and JCC committees. Additionally, I am your go-to guy for events such as Halfway Hall and termly Guest Nights, as well as source of information for any accommodation issues you may want to relay onto the college. I’ll make sure to make my face known round college, but if you need to get in contact with me, either drop me an email at matthew.odonovan@oriel.ox.ac.uk or on Facebook, or even pop by the Dolls House (above the JCR). You will also receive weekly term-time email bulletins with relevant info on all above. Oriel Love x

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Zijian

Wei

Returning Officer

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Hey Oriel, I’m Zijian, a second-year historian and your current RO. In terms of what I do, I’m the bloke who bangs the gavel at the front of JCR open meetings. I also interpret the constitution, keep the constitution up to date, and run elections for JCR positions. If you happen to have any constitutionally burning desires, or anything else for that matter, just hit me up on Facebook, or drop me a line at zijian.wei@oriel.ox.ac.uk.

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Chi Yan

Melody Lam

Secretary

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Hullo🌈 I’m Melody🐇, a fresher doing MLL! I’m the current Secretary of the JCR, mainly responsible for the agendas, minutes, and term cards🌟 If you have something you would like to include in the agenda or term card, please email me at melody.lam@oriel.ox.ac.uk or message me through Facebook (Chi Yan Melody Lam) ~ You can also request a virtual copy of the constitution or an accessible copy of any JCR material from me anytime 💜 P.S.  I am unfortunately not acquainted with the punt booking system or responsible for the weekly bulletin, please direct any queries to the Treasurer and Vice President respectively xx

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Lauren

Davidson

Treasurer

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Hi! I’m Lauren, a maths student at Oriel and a JCR maths student and your JCR treasurer! I’m responsible for managing the JCRs finances by forming and tracking the budget, reimbursing people and representing the JCR’s financial issues in college. If you have any queries regarding the JCR’s finances, then feel free to email me at lauren.davidson@oriel.ox.ac.uk or message me via facebook.

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Sophie

Irving

Female Welfare

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Hi! I’m Sophie, a second year hispol student, and I’ll be your welfare rep this year alongside Monim! I’m really excited to take on this role and hopefully help everyone enjoy their time at Oriel! My role includes running welfare events, distributing sexual health supplies, and generally being a friendly face you feel you can talk to! Having been peer-support trained by the University Counselling Service (along with the rest of the peer support team in the jcr) I would love to listen to any issues or problems you may be facing with complete confidentiality. Please do get in touch if you ever need anything, either on facebook /college email/ or in person! Looking forward to welfare everyone :)) Xxx

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Monim

Wains

Male Welfare

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Hello people! I’m Monim, and I’m a Computer Science and Philosophy person who will be one of your welfare officers for the year (along with Sophie). We’re here to make sure that everything is going well for you as you join and go through the college. Our job is to make Oriel as warm and welcoming as possible, so we’ll be having many events of many kinds for you to hang out.
I’m open to talking about anything and everything that might be worrying you, along with the other brilliant peer supporters who you will all meet. Whatever concern you may have, you can let one of us know with confidentiality. All of us are peer support trained and we’ll be able to help, even if that’s just a chat over tea. You can find me on facebook, and my email is monim.wains@oriel.ox.ac.uk. I’m usually nocturnal, so message whenever. See you around! 🙂

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Lily

Lefkow-Green

Access & Admissions Officer

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Hey hey, I’m Lily and I study Classics and English. As Class and Access Officer, it’s my job to ensure Oriel is an equally welcome environment for all and that issues with Access are prioritised. Part of my job is helping with the JCR Hardship fund so please feel free to contact me with matters concerning the fund or any other related questions. My email is lily.lefkow-green@oriel.ox.ac.uk but obviously you can speak to me in person too.

 

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Max

Cluer

Academic Affairs & Careers

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Hi! I’m Max, a second year PPEist and the JCR Academic Affairs, Careers and Suspended Students Officer. My job has three distinct roles. On the academic side of things, I’m here to help you out when you need to use formal lines of communication with college, and can assist when you’ve not had collections returned, if you want to talk to people about course changes or provide library feedback. The careers part of the job means that I’ll be filling your inbox with loads of University Careers Service info and hopefully set up some careers events throughout the year. Finally, I’m here to represent suspended students or point those who want to explore suspension in the right direction. Email me at
max.cluer@oriel.ox.ac.uk or just message on Facebook with any questions

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Harri Holmes

Davies

‘Entz’

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Hi I’m Harri, one of your Entz reps for this year along with Bea and Rhea. We’re here to organise college wide events and make sure you have the best year at Oriel. We will be bringing you the bops (themed parties), the big garden party in Trinity term and lots of other events throughout the year. I’m a second year classicist and will be living in Staircase 12 if you have any questions or suggestions. Drop by, message me on Facebook or email me at harriholmesdavies@oriel.ox.ac.uk

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Bea Vicario

Santos

‘Entz’

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Hey Hey!! Im Bea (everyone calls me 😎 and I’m one of the entz reps this year. Our role includes organising bops and social events throughout the year, whether its the Halloween bop, Garden party or selling club tickets weekly.
Im a second year biochemist, and I live in sc 2.4, so feel free to pop by for any suggestions or a chat in general (even if not entz related). Equally, you can pm on facebook (Beatriz Vicario Santos) or send me an email (beatriz.vicariosantos@oriel.ox.ac.uk). We hope to host events for everyone’s taste so come along to as many as you can xx ORIEL LOVEE 🙂

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Rhea

Suribhatl

‘Entz’

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Hey I’m Rhea, a second year medic and, along with Bea and Harri, I’m one of your Entertainment Reps for this year. We’ll be organising lots of social events, eg bops (college parties), to suit all tastes and make your college life as endorphin-filled as possible. I’m really looking forward to meeting you guys; please feel free to pop me a message on Facebook or send me an email (rhea.suribhatla@oriel.ox.ac.uk) if you have any ideas. Alternatively, if you’d like a wholesome chat over a cup of tea feel free to find me in staircase 9, set 3 (second quad).

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Leo

Gillard

LGBTQ+

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Hi, I’m Leo, a first year Ancient and Modern History student. As LGBTQ+ officer I represent the views and concerns of LGBTQ+ members of the JCR. I also organise termly LGBTQ+ socials and raise awareness on the occasional LGBTQ+ issue or event. If you have any questions or problems you want to talk to me about, just drop me a Facebook message (Sam Gillard) or an email (samgillard08@yahoo.co.uk).

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Emma

Mclntyre

Women’s

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Hello ! I’m Emma, a first year linguist studying French, and I’ll be the JCR’s Women’s Officer this year. I’m prepared to be a voice for the concerns of self-identifying women, transfeminine and non-binary people in college, but anyone, no matter their gender identity, can approach me if they have any concerns. I’m in charge of running the Sexual Consent Workshop in Fresher’s Week and I’ll also be holding events during term to come along to! I’ll be letting everyone know about university-wide and community events for women* via the Oriel JCR Facebook page too, so do keep an eye out! You can reach me at via email (emma.mcintyre@oriel.ox.ac.uk), by Facebook message, or in person. Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any suggestions, concerns or would simply like a chat; I’m peer-support trained and well-stocked with tea!

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Saman

Sen

Ethnic Minorities

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Hi guys! I’m Saman and I’m a first-year English student here at Oriel. As your newly appointed Ethnic Minorities Officer, I hope to be a point of contact for anyone who identifies as belonging to an ethnic minority. If there are any issues or events regarding ethnic minorities that you would like to be expressed and discussed in JCR meetings, feel free to bring them to me and we can work out a way to present them to the Oriel student body. I’ll also be organising termly events where students can get together and meet others who similarly identify as being part of an ethnic minority, and hopefully, we can have some wonderful bonding over films and snacks!

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me by email (samanwita.sen@oriel.ox.ac.uk) or message me on Facebook (Samanwita Sen). I am genuinely open for a chat about anything students might want to talk about, and  I look forward to meeting all of you soon!

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Hannah

Nentwich

Mental Health & Disabilities

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I’m Hannah, I’m a first year medic and the JCR’s Mental Health and Disabilities Rep. If you want to contact me you can message me on Facebook, email me at hannah.nentwich@oriel.ox.ac.uk, or of course I’m always happy to meet in person!

 

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Hugo

Carranza Singleton

Equalities and Ethics

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Hello! I’m Hugo, a second year English and French student, and I am your Equalities and Ethics Officer for this year. I aim to ensure that all JCR members are treated fairly and that their problems are addressed. I liaise with the other Equalities Officers to promote and maintain a welcoming and equal atmosphere in college. If you have any questions, concerns or simply want to chat, drop me an email at @victor.carranzasingleton@oriel.ox.ac.uk , message me on Facebook or drop by my room.

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Josh

Keeling

Facilities

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Hi, I’m Josh the facilities officer. Please feel free to message me by email or via Facebook with concerns or queries about anything to do with facilities. I’m generally in charge of most facilities in the JCR and JCR annex (importantly the kettle and ping pong table) and have some input to communal resources like the kitchens. Along with the Bar Re,p I’m also responsible for facilities in the bar such as the dart board and pool table. I’m very open to suggestions about facilities so please feel free to message these – usually I’m reliable on my phone so message me about anything (with a vague relation to facilities) anytime and I’ll try get back to you ASAP.

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Liora

Weisz

International

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Hi 😀

I’m Liora, I do Computer Science and am currently the JCR’s International Officer!

My role is to be there for international students, including (but not limited to) providing advice, help, food, or simply being someone to talk to. I will be organizing several events, such as brunches, other casual get-togethers, and, of course, the yearly international formal.

If you ever want to talk to me, send me a message on Facebook or send me an email to liora.weisz@oriel.ox.ac.uk.

OUSU Handbook – http://www.ousu.org/about/campaigns/a/ISC/handbook/

Orientation Programme – http://www.ox.ac.uk/students/new/orientation/

Student Information and Advisory Service – email at student.information@admin.ox.ac.uk

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Semi-Elected Representatives

Anna

Tippett

Bar

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Howdy all! I’m Anna and I’m studying physics and I’m one of your bar reps! I basically organise events in the bar such as Oriel Fridays (the open mic night that runs a few times every term) and help with general bar upkeep. If you ever have any questions feel free to message on facebook, email me at anna.tippett@oriel.ox.ac.uk or pop into the bar where I will inevitably be :))

Jack

Blowers

Bar

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Hey hey hey, I’m Jack, a first year biochemist at Oriel and your JCR bar representative! My role is to help maintain the bar as the social hub of college, whether that be pester college to get cheaper drinks or to help organise events in the bar. If you have any suggestions for the bar or any queries please feel free to contact me via Facebook or email at jack.blowers@oriel.ox.ac.uk – See you around! #SaveOurBar

Alice

Bourne

Sports

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Hi, I’m Alice and I am a second-year Law student and the Sports and Gym Representative for Oriel. My role includes organising Sports Dinner and Colours, maintaining the college gym facilities and ensuring that all sporty things are running smoothly around college. I am also the college’s Netball Captain, so if you have any questions regarding Netball, or any other sports in Oriel or at a University level, I can help to put you in touch with the right people. Please feel free to message me on Facebook, or email me on alice.bourne@oriel.ox.ac.uk.

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Catherine

Thompson

Charities

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Hi! I’m Catherine, a first year historian and am the charities rep for this year. I’m looking forward to organising some fun fundraisers (potentially working with entz/arts/bar reps), along with looking at how college can work alongside homeless charities (eg. Not letting hall leftovers go to waste and instead handing them out to those on the streets!) Look out in particular for charity stash and formals! Please do get in touch if you’re interested in getting involved in any kind of charity work/volunteering and I can help direct you to the right people! Also let me know if you have any ideas/want to help out with charity events in college. To contact me, message me on Facebook, or my e-mail is catherine.thompson@oriel.ox.ac.uk – am also up for meeting in person!

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Chris

Ho

Freshers’ Rep

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Heya I’m Chris, I’m an engineering student and your freshers’ rep this term! I’ve been part of the team organising the freshers’ week timetable, and we’ve done our best to provide a wide range of activities to appeal to all. I’m on hand to make sure you have a fabulous start to first year, which is a very exciting time but can also be quite daunting! I’ll be around lots this term so if there’s anything you want to talk about then message me on facebook, email me at christopher.ho@oriel.ox.ac.uk, or we can meet in person I’m more than happy

Lily

Parmar

Arts Rep

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Hey there! I’m Lily and I study French and Spanish. I’m the Arts rep in college, which means I’ll be keeping everyone updated as to what’s on at Oriel and in Oxford to do with art, music, drama, and dance. Expect emails! I’m also going to organise some creative activities in college, including Arts week (7 days to celebrate the Arts in college/maybe make something quite nice out of papier-mâché for your room) in Trinity term. I want to create a really inclusive and creative environment in which everybody can create and share things or just take a breather from work. Note: I’m not responsible for any students deciding to decorate/artistically embellish lecture handouts or problem sheets. Please bring any questions, worries or ideas to staircase 8, set 11 (where I live) and if there’s anything you’d like me to include in my bulletin, any suggestions for arty activities, or any urgent artistic inspirations you’d like to share, email me at lily.parmar@oriel.ox.ac.uk.

Josh

Behr

External Affairs

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Hi all, I’m Josh, a second year studying Philosophy & Theology and I have the great honour of being your External Affairs Representative for this year! It’s my responsibility to provide a link between the JCR and related external bodies, including the MCR, Oxford SU and the Development Office, as well attending Oxford SU Council meetings and voting on behalf of our JCR. If you have any questions or queries, there are issues you want raising or you’d like to come along and vote for yourself, then please don’t hesitate to email me at joshua.behr@oriel.ox.ac.uk 🙂

Ebony

Moody

Environment

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Hello! My name is Ebony, I’m a second-year mathematician and I’m the JCR Environment Rep for 2018-19. My role is to campaign to reduce the negative environmental impact of the JCR and the college, working with you and the college to make us more environmentally friendly.

I’ll also be the one posting about the ‘Student Switch Off Campaign’ when it comes around, we won and received lots of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream last year so we’re striving to win it again (minus the melting incident…)!

This is a new role for this year, so I’m passionate about building a foundation for the role, hearing your thoughts on what you’d like to be improved on in Oriel and getting them across to college staff.

I have many plans, including a project focussed on food/item waste, so if you’d like to get involved in anything environmentally based or have any ideas on what we can do better, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

You can contact me via email (ebony.moody@oriel.ox.ac.uk), on Facebook, or just find me around college (or in LAR where my accommodation is).

I consider myself to be a friendly person, so if you have any general questions about anything, even not environment related, please still feel free to get in touch or pop round for a tea and chat. I wish you all a wonderful year 😊

William

Holder

Food

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Hi I’m William and I’m a modern languages student who is also your food rep. If there’s
anything you’d like tuckwise, any food you’d like at open meetings or any feedback you’d like to pass onto hall about hall food, let me know. 🙂