Allocation of Accommodation
The Accommodation Office allocate College Accommodation and it is recommended that you apply for accommodation as soon as possible.
Once you have accepted your offer from Wolfson, you will be sent the Accommodation paperwork by email. This paperwork consists of a Description of the Accommodation, rent information, Miscellaneous Charges, a map of the College grounds and an application form. It is recommended that you apply for accommodation as soon as possible, even if you are awaiting funding confirmation. If, at a later stage, you find that you are unable to obtain the necessary funding, you can let the Accommodation Office know and your application can be withdrawn. The College will consider all applications received by 6 May 2019 in a gathered field. We will notify you of the outcome of your application between 10 June to 21 June 2019. All students who are not offered accommodation at this point will be kept on a waiting list. Students who apply for accommodation after the deadline of 6 May 2019 will also be added to the waiting list. This process will continue throughout the summer until all accommodation has been leased. If you are unsuccessful in obtaining Wolfson accommodation you will be contacted and provided with alternative ways to look for accommodation.
Once the Offer of Accommodation has been accepted in writing by you, the Accommodation Office will contact you with arrival information. If at this stage you wish to cancel or postpone the accommodation offered without financial penalty, you will be required to provide one calendar months' notice prior to your arrival date. Students on two or three year courses will be able to apply for accommodation for second and subsequent years through the Annual Accommodation Ballot.
Paperwork for the annual Accommodation Ballot will be emailed to all eligible Members on or around 18 January 2019. Allocation is made on the length of time already lived in accommodation, i.e. someone who has been in accommodation for only 10 months is more likely to be offered accommodation than someone who has been in accommodation for 36 months. Allocation starts with the applicants who have occupied College accommodation for the shortest period, until all accommodation is let. Some accommodation, M Block, C Block and Catherine Marriott singles must be vacated during the summer. If you live in one of the above blocks and require accommodation from 30 June onwards, then alternative accommodation can generally be found in other buildings for the summer.
Students on one year courses, who may need accommodation over the summer, will be able to apply for a Summer Extension. This will include students in M Block, C Block and the Catherine Marriott Building who require accommodation past 30 June, but not for the entire summer. The paperwork for this will be available during february, and completed forms will be kept on file until after the Ballot allocation is completed.
4 September 2019Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2020
Wolfson College together with the English Faculty announce Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2020.4 September 2019Philomen Probert's book on the Latin Accent published
Congratulations to Philomen Probert on the publishing of her book "Latin Grammarians on the Latin Accent: The Transformation of Greek Grammatical...26 July 2019Bryan Magee - Obituary
Bryan Magee, philosopher, writer, broadcaster, politician, died at St Luke's Hospital, Headington, on 26 July 2019 aged eighty-nine.
Lectures and Seminars20 - 20Sep SepBeyond the Picture: Calligraphy and the Arts of the Book in Sultanate IndiaFriday 20 September - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
A lecture by Eloïse Brac de la Perrière. Numerous fields of investigation await the attention of specialists of Sultanate India. In particular, the study of illustrated manuscripts offers many perspectives: the iconography, the text, and the book itself, including its materials and their assemblage. The calligraphy from this period has scarcely been studied, despite its marked peculiarities. Calligraphy also provides a bridge between the artistic, intellectual and spiritual fields.Conference01 - 03Oct OctFutures Thinking ConferenceTuesday 1 October - 8:30am to Thursday 3 October - 1:00pm
Futures Thinking is a TORCH research network that uses Humanities methodologies to think through future-oriented technologies and concerns. This conference seeks to explore the future of reading and narrative in relation to how questions of inequality, bias in programming and developing technologies are changing the way that human beings create and interact with narrative and the self.Networking04 - 04Oct OctRF/JRF Lunch TableFriday 4 October - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
RF/JRF informal lunch table in Hall (12:30-1:30pm). Wine and beer are served. Partners and children are welcome.