SCR Staff

The Senior Common Room (SCR) are members of University staff who are also members of The County College. Some of these members take a very active role in managing the College.

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Dr Karen Grant is the Principal, and she heads up the senior members of the college, representing County at many levels and on various committees.​ 

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Vice Principal

As Vice Principal of the College, Rachel deputises for the Principal and also encourages Lancaster University staff allocated to County to become involved in College activity. 

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College Manager

The County College Manager is Ali Moorhouse and she deals with all internal and external college enquiries, welfare, loans and transfers. 

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College Admin Assistant

Rebecca Terry assists with all college matters and can be found in the College Office on Fridays.

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The Deanery

The Dean is Stuart Powers, responsible for the discipline in the college, and he will adjudicate on any cases presented to him by the Assistant Deans. The 'ADs' live in the college and are normally postgraduate students. The Assistant Deans are Sam Cusworth, Harriet Phipps and Scott Lowther. 

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Senior Advisor and the College Advisory Team (CAT)

Lauren Emery, is the Senior Advisor, responsible for the general welfare arrangements in the college and line manages the College Advisory Team (aka CAT). The College Advisory Team (aka CAT) are Amy Oliphant, Joshua Cooper, Laura Shergold and Catherine Winterburn. 

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Wellbeing Officer

The County Wellbeing Officer is Kate Deeming, who is here to provide guidance on welfare and psychological issues. We recognise that experiencing difficulties with health, relationships or other personal issues can make it hard to concentrate on your studies and Kate is here to help. If you have specific needs related to your personal circumstances, Kate can also guide you to more specialist support.

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Accommodation Manager

The Accommodation Manager is Jacqui Brian, and she is responsible for the day to day management of the accommodation on campus. For a breakdown of the types of accommodation we offer in County, see the Accommodation page.

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Accommodation Assistant

The Accommodation Assistant is Michelle Wood. You can find Jacqui and Michelle in the Accommodation Office in County Main.

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International Activities Coordinator

Tania Hughes coordinates two initiatives in the College - the International Buddy Programme and Intercambio. 

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County Porters

The County Porters are Dick, Deborah, Rob and Lee, and they offer a 24 hour service during term time. You can find them in the Porter's Lodge if you need them and this also the place you will need to go to collect your mail. You can call them on 01524 592560. If for some reason you are unable to contact them, you can call University Security on 01524 594541.