Accommodation Ballot

The annual Accommodation Ballot is for current students and Fellows wishing to apply for accommodation for the following academic year. The Ballot information below gives details of eligibility and the application process.

Current Graduate Students, Junior Research Fellows and Research Fellows are entitled to enter the ballot. Please note:

  • Priority is given to applicants who wish to be allocated accommodation for the entire year.
  • If you are on a one year course now, you are not eligible for the Ballot and you should apply for a Summer Extension.
  • If you plan to commence a new course at Wolfson in October 2018, you should apply through the Ballot. 
  • If your application for further studies is unsuccessful, please let the Accommodation Office know so that you can be withdrawn from the Ballot and your accommodation re-allocated.
Key Documents
Ballot Information 2018/19Download

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Our upcoming events

24 - 24
Apr Apr
Tri-Innovate Pitch Event
Tuesday 24 April -
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Tri-Innovate 2018 finalists will pitch their ideas at The Foundry for £8,000 first prize and title of Innovation of the Year. Come support Wolfson finalists as they compete against finalists from Hertford, Jesus, New, and Pembroke Colleges.

Courses and Workshops
28 - 28
Apr Apr
Indo-Iranian Philology Study Day
Saturday 28 April -
9:00am to 5:00pm

A study day in Indo-Iranian philology, with opportunities to take lessons in subjects such as Avestan, Vedic Sanskrit, reading Old Persian cuneiform, and Indo-Iranian and Indo-European comparative philology. There will be taster sessions for beginners and brush-up sessions for those who once studied the subject. For further information or to book a place, please email Philomen Probert (

Concert and Plays
01 - 01
May May
Inauguration of Tim Hitchens
Tuesday 1 May -
8:00am to 11:00am

All members and friends of Wolfson College are invited to a May morning welcome event for Tim Hitchens, CMG LVO as the new President of Wolfson.


8.00–8.40 am Musical entertainment by members of the College 
All are welcome to drop in

8.40–9.00 am Break
Morning pastries will be available

9.00–9.30 am Formal inauguration of the new President
Please take your places by 9 am