Administration & Support
During your time at Wolfson there are a variety of people available to provide administrative support and /or advice related to your studies.
The Academic Office
The Academic Office is responsible for all aspects of student administration handled by the College, starting with the admissions process, continuing through your course and finishing with your graduation ceremony.
Things we can help you with:
- University cards
- Enrolment certificates
- Progress reviews
- GSO forms
- College advisors
- Associate Memberships
Contact and Emergency Contact Information
Please ensure that these details are kept updated on your University student record in Student Self Service. When you update your details, please email the Academic Office so that we can update College records also.
Advice and Support
There are a number of support systems available throughout College.
Lodge: The Lodge, or reception, is open for business daily from 8am-11pm. A night porter is on duty between the hours of 11pm and 7am (8am on weekends) in case of emergencies. The Lodge receptionists are the first point of contact with Wolfson. Learn more.
College advisors: All students are assigned a college advisor, who is a senior member of the College and can provide pastoral advice, help you with any problems and offer guidance on sources of support within the College and University. Learn more.
Health: The College has a part-time nurse, Helen Thornton, who delivers first-class health and welfare support to the graduate student community. All students and their families should register with a doctor (GP) as soon as possible after arrival. For more on staying healthy while at Wolfson, click here. For information on sports, recreation and the College gym, click here.
Welfare: For confidential listening and advice students can speak to any member of the College welfare team made up of the Senior Tutor, Academic Registrar, Welfare Officers and Peer Supporters. Learn more.
Disabilities: The University and College regularly support students with disabilities, long term health conditions or specific learning difficulties. Learn more.
Exams and University Regulations
It is the responsibility of all students to ensure they are aware of the relevant University regulations and policies. This includes information on examinations for both taught and research programmes. Learn more.
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