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Who's Who

Senior leadership team:

Principal – Professor Tim LuckhurstProfessor Tim Luckhurst

As Principal of South College, Professor Luckhurst has lead responsibility for the development and management of the College, its community of staff, students, and members of the Senior Common Room. He works directly with the other College officers and with the Executive Committee of the Student Common Rooms. 


Vice Principal – Lee Worden Lee Worden

As Vice Principal of South College, Lee has responsibility for managing staff and services underpinning student support and wellbeing. He is also involved in induction and student development. As Vice Principal, Lee deputises for the Principal in his absence. 


Assistant Principal – Lynn Preston
 Assistant Principal Lynn Preston

As Assistant Principal of South College, Lynn leads our work on student support. She promotes pro-active wellbeing and development initiatives within the College. Lynn also works closely with student leaders and the Student Welfare Team. 


College office team: 

College Administration Co-ordinator – Dr Steven Beckett Dr Steven Beckett

Steven is responsible for administration within College and supports the Principal to enable the delivery of an outstanding student experience. He assists with the admissions process, the delivery of the college development programme, the well-being programme, social and scholarly events, and with SCR matters. 


Student Support Administrator - Elysia ScottStudent Support Administrator Elysia Scott

Elysia works with our Assistant Principal, Lynn, to promote the wellbeing and development initiatives within College. She looks after the administrative side of student support, can help guide students to central services when needed, and help students book an appointment to see Lynn or one of the other College Officers.


Estates and Facilities Relationship Manager Lucy McEnaney
 Lucy McEnaney 

Lucy looks after the College’s Buildings and Facilities. Lucy provides a proactive, front-facing, service-focused role to support all aspects of communication and service provision, to ensure the agreed service standards are achieved across the College. 


Food and Beverage Service HeadA picture of Phil Smith - Phil Smith 

As Food & Beverage Services Head, Phil manages the Café-Bar and Catering Services for the College. Phil also works closely with the JCR Café-Bar Steward and the Café-Bar committee.



Accommodation and Facilities Services Co-ordinator A picture of Callum Hornsby
- Callum Hornsby

Callum is the first a point of contact for advice on all aspects of living in College. Callum has oversight of the College Residences and implements the College's accommodation policies. 



Finance Team – Emma Allison & Faye Lowe South College Shield

Emma & Faye provide financial support for South and many other Colleges. 




Common room president: 

Junior Common Room (JCR) President - Richard FreemanJ C R President Richard Freeman

As JCR President, Richard leads the JCR Executive Committee. He works in close collaboration with College staff to co-ordinate student events and activities. 



College Mascot: 

College Mascot - Oswald T. Owl A picture of the South College Mascot, Oswald T Owl. Oswald is a wood carved owl.

As College mascot, Oswald frequents all of the important events at South, including the College Matriculation Ceremony and formal dinners.