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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.

International Mother Language Day

In recognition of International Mother Language Day 2019, Wolfson College has put together a video featuring students talking in their mother language. From Bengali to Hungarian, British Sign Language to Dutch, ten different languages are highlighted in this video. Wolfson College's graduate students represent over seventy-five countries, making it one of the most internationally diverse colleges in Oxford.

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.

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The latest from Wolfson College

1 July 2019
The Wolfson Gaudy and Syme Legacy Society Lunch

The Alumni and Development Office held the annual Gaudy and Syme Legacy Society Lunch on 29 June. 

24 June 2019
Out now: Romulus Magazine 2019

Romulus is the Wolfson magazine for students by students. This year's theme is "Ritual", which is reflected in many different ways by the...

24 June 2019
Sir Tim Hitchens' Foundation Speech 2019

Read this year's Foundation Speech, held by Sir Tim Hitchens, President of Wolfson College. 

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Our upcoming events

Clubs & Societies
26 - 26
Jul Jul
The Catharsis Open Mic Night - Wolfson College
Friday 26 July - 9:00pm to 11:00pm

Hello all, The Wolfson Feminist, LGBTQIA+ and Entz societies are organizing a Catharsis themed open mic night on
Friday 26 July from 9pm onwards. We welcome open mic performances in any form: from singing or speaking to screaming! Please find the details of the event enclosed in attached poster. We hope to see a lot of you!! For more details please contact: shivangi.kaushik@qeh.ox.ac.uk

Conference
19 - 20
Oct Oct
Autofiction - Theory, Practice, Cultures - A Comparative Perspective
Saturday 19 October - 9:00am to Sunday 20 October - 5:00pm

There is no critical consensus regarding the term autofiction. Some see it as describing any novel with autobiographical elements, others apply more restrictive definitions. This two-day conference seeks to bring together different theoretical approaches to autofiction, to explore the validity of the concept and to think about how different definitions and traditions influence our reading of works at the intersection of fiction and autobiography.

Lectures and Seminars
23 - 23
Oct Oct
AWRC Lunch Table and Talk by Prof Jacob Dahl
Wednesday 23 October - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Lunch table in Hall with drinks provided by the AWRC followed by talk in the Florey Room at 1:15 delivered by Prof Jacob Dahl on "Where have all the Ur III seals gone?". All welcome. Coffee and cakes will be served.