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.
11 November 2019Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy delivers Annual Sarfraz Pakistan Lecture
Pakistan, a deeply patriarchal society is rapidly changing and women are at the forefront.7 November 2019Professor Alan Bowman delivers the Ronald Syme Lecture
Alexandria was for many centuries, the largest and most important city in the eastern Mediterranean.4 November 2019The Wild East
At the start of October, Harriss-White together with Lucia Michelutti published the collection "The Wild East".
Lectures and Seminars14 - 14Nov NovBook Launch - New Perspectives on Pakistan's Political Economy: State, Clas...Thursday 14 November - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
This volume makes a major intervention in the debates around the nature of the political economy of Pakistan, focusing on its contemporary social dynamics. This is the first comprehensive academic analysis of Pakistan's political economy after thirty-five years, and addresses issues of state, class and society, examining gender, the middle classes, the media, the bazaar economy, urban spaces and the new elite.Sports & Wellness14 - 14Nov NovMixed Circuit TrainingThursday 14 November - 6:00pm to 7:15pm
Mixed Circuits runs every Tuesday and Thursday, all year long, at 6pm in the Games Room, organised by the Boat Club. It is open to all members of college, featuring a high intensity workout focussing on a sequence of core and cardio exercises as well as stretching.Annual Lecture14 - 14Nov NovAnnual Sarfraz Pakistan Lecture: Pakistani women on the frontlinesThursday 14 November - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
The Annual Sarfraz Pakistan Lecture, delivered by Oscar-winning journalist, filmmaker and activist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. Pakistan, a deeply patriarchal society is rapidly changing and women are at the forefront. This lecture explores the ways in which women across the country are working on the grassroots level to create spheres of influence pushing back on archaic laws, age old practice and using the Internet to arm themselves to have a greater voice in society.