Contact us

The Academic Office is located on the first floor of Hartland House, and handles all academic administration for students, from admissions to graduation.

Students are welcome to drop in at any time to discuss any academic issues, or ask any questions. We can also help with queries about admissions, College committees, collections or stamping any official documents (such as status letters, enrolment certificates and travel cards).

We are open from 09.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.00, Monday to Friday.

Please contact us with any queries you may have. If you are unsure where to direct your email, please contact and it will be forwarded on to the appropriate person.

Senior Tutor, Tutor for Graduates & Tutor for Admissions:
Dr Shannon McKellar Stephen

Dr McKellar Stephen oversees academic appointments and the College teaching of undergraduates. She is responsible for the College’s academic strategy, student academic development, and for students' academic welfare. The Senior Tutor is available to all students to give advice on any academic or personal concerns.

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 274858


Academic Registrar: Ms Katherine Brown

The Academic Registrar is responsible for the running of the Academic Office, including student records and monitoring (withdrawals, suspensions and any out of residence leave) and examination arrangements. They are responsible for graduate admissions and monitoring of graduate progression (GSO forms) and any College Governance queries.

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 274822


Director of Programmes and Networks: Ms Kirsten Jellard

Oversight of the Visiting Student programme, and also responsible for the development, coordination, and planning of programmes run by the College including summer schools, incubators, and internships.  

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 284667


Undergraduate Admissions, Visiting Student Coordinator and Student Disability Coordinator:
Mrs Sheila Smith

Sheila is responsible for all undergraduate admissions queries, coordinates the Visiting Student Programme and is the Disability Coordinator for all students. Sheila also deputies for the Academic Registrar and can deal with University card queries.

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 274840


Executive Assistant: Ms Ellen Creaser

Provides administrative support and diary management for the Senior Tutor and has particular responsibility for dealing with academic appointments, OxCORT, Graduate Travel and Conference Grants, Plumer Visiting Fellowships, undergraduate academic difficulties. 

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 274869


Outreach Officer: Dr Lucy Busfield

Coordinates and organises all Schools Liaison and Outreach activities and College Open Days.

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 274825


Academic Administrator: Mrs Sophie Okeke

Provides administrative support for the Senior Tutor and the Academic Registrar with specific responsibilities for Degree Day arrangements, the administration of graduate admissions, graduate scholarships, and College collections, as well as the coordination of academic related events.

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 274540


Administrator (Programmes and Networks): Mrs Christine Robertson

Responsible for the development, planning and coordination of St Anne's externally-facing academic programmes for current students and potential applicants. This includes the St Anne's International Summer Schools, Internships, Careers Networks and Incubator Schemes.

Also provides administrative support for the Academic Office with specific responsibilities for academic transcripts and education verifications.

Email: for internships or international queries:; for transcripts or verifications: 

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 274829