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Visiting Wolfson
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History & Heritage

A modern and egalitarian college
Discover Wolfson & Oxford
Your home at Oxford

Founded in 1966, Wolfson College is one of the University of Oxford's largest graduate colleges and truly unique in its academic scope and international reach. Find out what our students think about their life and home at Wolfson.

Self-Portrait in Snow by Jon Stallworthy

Members of the College read out Jon Stallworthy's poem 'Self-Portrait in Snow' as a contribute to the Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize Campaign launched in Michaelmas 2019. 

International graduates at Oxford

Around two thirds of our graduate students are international. Our prospective graduates often have questions for us about what it's like to come to Oxford and live in the UK, so the University Graduate Office has put together some answers.

The next stop is Chashan Liu by Don't Laugh

We are very proud to announce that Don't Laugh, a rock band formed by Wolfsonians, has released their song in solidarity with students in Wuhan.

News
Events

The latest from Wolfson College

Nicholas Allen. Photo: Wolfson College
24 March 2020
Dr Nicholas Allen (1939-2020)

It is with great sadness that the College has been informed of the death of Dr Nicholas (Nick) Allen, who died on 21 March 2020. Nick was a...

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19 March 2020
Wolfson alumnus Chris Whitty takes the lead in UK's coronavirus response

Chris Whitty is England's chief medical officer and the UK department of health's top scientific adviser.

Wolfson College Architecture
9 March 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Advice and updates from the College. 

Our upcoming events

Annual Lecture
21 - 21
May May
Annual Berlin Lecture 2020
Thursday 21 May - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

*THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED BY THE ORGANISER*

Further details including title and abstract to follow. Launched in 1990 to celebrate the 80th birthday of the College's Founding President, Sir Isaiah Berlin, the Berlin Lecture is in his own field of study, the history of ideas. Each Trinity Term, we welcome speakers of the stature of Professor Amartya Sen, Professor Roy Foster, Professor Timothy Garton Ash, Michael Ignatieff and Baroness Helena Kennedy.

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Getting here
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Wolfson College on the map

The College is temporarily closed to visitors until further notice. 

Whether you are in town for an open day or simply want to join one of the many seminars and talks happening here, we invite you to explore our College and community. Take a tour, attend a concert, or stroll through our gardens and our buildings, with their award-winning architecture.

Location
Wolfson College,
Linton Road, Oxford
OX2 6UD
The Lodge Reception: +44 (0) 1865 274 100
Wolfson College
Mon-Sat: 9am–9pm

A minibus service runs for College members between the College and the city centre every 20 minutes in the early morning, early afternoon, late afternoon and early evenings on Mondays to Fridays. Learn more about the minibus service.

Nearby public transport
Buses to and from the city centre are numerous and frequent, and leave from the end of Linton Road. All buses from the College into town stop on St Giles’ and most buses from the centre to Summertown along Banbury Road stop at the end of Linton Road. For timetables and fares, visit The Oxford Bus Company or Stagecoach websites.