Meet the Chaplaincy team
Find out more about the team and how they can support you
Julie Nicholson - Coordinating Chaplain
I have worked in parish ministry, hospital chaplaincy, theatre and broadcasting. I enjoy walking by the sea, people, stories and writing. I am available for pastoral and spiritual support for students and staff; including bereavement support and a friendly listening ear when life gets tough.
Our Associate Chaplains are a mix of staff members and external community partners. Each Associate Chaplain has their own faith, belief or spirituality and areas of particular interest and specialism and are available to provide pastoral care to students and staff of all faiths and none.
Jacqueline Conradie-Faul – Associate Chaplain (Anglican)
I am the International Students Chaplain at the University of Bristol and have been involved in Chaplaincy life at UWE Bristol since 2005. I place a high value on building relationships unconditionally and without prejudice and am happy to speak to students of any faith or belief.
Lynsey-Ruth Mansfield – Associate Chaplain (Anglican)
I can provide a listening ear and pastoral care to those of any religion or belief, and offer support for those new to the faith or exploring it for the first time. I have experience operating in interdenominational and interfaith contexts within both UWE Bristol and the charity sector.
As part of our commitment to the health and wellbeing of our students and staff, we have faith and spirituality representatives from across the university who are available for one-to-one conversations, pastoral care and advice from a faith-based or spiritual perspective.
Students and staff are welcome to contact any of the reps and make arrangements to meet on campus, online or on the phone. All our reps work within safeguarding and confidentiality guidelines.
Areas of specialism: faith and the environment, and faith and the difference it makes in practice and in business.
Faith Representative – Muslim
Areas of specialism: Faith and young people, faith and women, spiritual wellbeing and connection.
Areas of specialism: Bereavement, loneliness, pastoral care, personal crisis.
Faith Rep – Quaker (external)
I am the Clerk of Horfield Local Quaker Meeting in north Bristol. I’ve been involved with Chaplaincy since 2016 and really value working in an inter-faith environment.
Faith Representative – Muslim
Areas of specialism: EDI, faith and women, faith and community, spiritual wellbeing and connection.
Areas of Specialism: Doubt in belief, faith and nature, faith and science, faith and expectations of people in daily life, commonality of approaches across faith boundaries.
Areas of specialism: pastoral care, dealing with doubt, stress and wellbeing management, mindfulness and compassion.
Faith Representative – Christian
Valerie Russell Emmott (Former UWE Bristol employee)
Faith Representative – Jewish (Liberal)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Bristol and West Progressive Jewish Congregation)
Areas of specialism: meditation and spirituality, inclusivity, self-care and mindfulness.
Areas of specialism: World religions; meditation; nature, faith and the environment.
Areas of specialism: faith and doubt, pastoral listening.
Areas of specialism: Traditional Catholicism, pro-life, Patristics, Catholic apologetics.
Areas of specialism: stress management, bereavement support.