Clare College Cambridge

Health & Welfare

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All students are allocated a personal Tutor, a Fellow of Clare whose main roles are to advise on pastoral issues and to act as the student’s representative when dealing with the University or other institutions.

Health & Wellbeing Centre 

Helen James (Full time during term) & Jo Scoones (Part time during term) are experienced Registered General Nurses who can assist with a wide range of health and wellbeing needs. This includes assessment, support and advice for student’s experiencing minor illnesses and injuries, mental health issues or more general support for all manner of worries and personal or emotional issues.

The Dean

Rev'd Dr Mark Smith is responsible for the running of the Chapel and has a general pastoral role in the College. He is happy to talk with all members of the College – of any faith or none – about any matters of concern.

Welfare Officers

The Welfare Officers are there,  alongside the College Pastoral team, to help provide support and advice to the student body.


Peer2Peer is a student-run programme which offers informal, confidential support to undergraduates and graduates during their time at Clare.