Admissions questions

You can find some of the most asked questions about admission below. 

What courses does Wolfson consider?

We will consider applications for most full-time graduate degrees. To check if we offer your course, please see the relevant Course page on the University website.

How can I apply to Wolfson College?

Please see our How to apply page.

How will I hear about the outcome of my application?

If Wolfson offers you a place then you will hear directly from us by email. If your application to Wolfson is unsuccessful then it will be passed onto another college that has places available.

What is the College fee?

Full fees information can be found on the University's Fees and Funding pages.

What sort of proof of funding do I need to provide?

Please see the University's Financial Declaration page.

Will I be offered accommodation?

Wolfson tries to accommodate the majority of new students, although this is not always possible, particularly in the case of applications received by the College later in the admissions cycle.

How will I know if I have been allocated accommodation?

Once the Accommodation Office has received your application form, they will confirm receipt and give you a time span in which they will contact you again with a formal Offer of Accommodation.

Can I bring my family/partner?

Yes. Wolfson welcomes partners and families of students.

If I am offered a place, when should I arrive?

If you are starting your course in Michaelmas term (October) you can arrive at College anytime from 1st September - please note however that you may not have access to all facilities over the long vacation and you will not have access to University facilities until your course begins. Most students arrive about two weeks before the start of term. If you are bringing your family, it is also worth considering that local schools start in early September.

What food is available in college?

See our Catering page for full details.

How far is Wolfson from local amenities?

Wolfson is situated near Summertown where there are a variety of shops, restaurants, banks etc about ten minutes walk from College. Alternatively, Oxford city centre is a five minute bus or twenty minute walk away, and has all of the amenities that you would expect to find in a city. For answers to more general questions on graduate study, visit the University's page: Any Questions?

What facilities are there on site?

Please see our Social and Facilities page for a full list.