Disabilities

The University and College regularly support students with disabilities, long term health conditions or specific learning difficulties.

We strongly encourage you to register and discuss your individual situation with the University’s Disability Advisory Service (DAS) as soon as possible so that you can benefit more quickly from any available support. The DAS provides a wide range of information and advice, and can also assist with organising disability related support.

Once registered with the DAS, they will contact the College to pass on any relevant information (as per your approval) so that we are better placed to offer assistance. You are also welcome to contact the College directly with any queries or information, via the Academic Registrar.

The University’s Disability Common Framework statement sets out the guiding principles that underpin the procedures for supporting disabled students at Oxford.

College Contacts

The following College staff members oversee and coordinate provision for students with disabilities at Wolfson:

Disability Lead: Senior Tutor

Disability Coordinator: Academic Registrar

The Disability Coordinator is the first point of contact in both Colleges and Departments, and looks after practical arrangements for students with disabilities. 

Alternative Examination Arrangements

If you wish to apply for alternative examination arrangements, we strongly recommend that you do so as soon as possible. The DAS can advise on applications for alternative arrangements related to a disability. If you would like to apply for alternative arrangements due to an injury or illness, please contact the Academic Registrar.

Details on possible examination provision may be found on the University website

More Information
Useful resources at the University of Oxford.
News
Events

The latest from Wolfson College

11 January 2018
Journey to Mars

A couple of months ago Akash Trivedi was selected to take part in a two-week expedition as an analogue astronaut to the...

6 December 2017
Tri-innovate Launch 2018

Got a bright idea? Want to know how to be an innovator and become an entrepreneur? Come to the launch of Tri-Innovate 2018 on Tuesday 23 January...

Microphone by nikkytok
29 November 2017
College Auditions

College members who would like to sing, dance, play music, or otherwise perform at Tim Hitchens’ first day as President of Wolfson College are...

Our upcoming events

Clubs & Societies
16 - 16
Jan Jan
Amref Termy Meeting
Tuesday 16 January -
12:30pm to 1:30pm

The Wolfson AMREF Group is informal and friendly, and does not require a great commitment. If you are interested, then please come along to one of their meetings. Meetings are held at 1.30pm on Tuesday of Week 1 each term.

Lectures and Seminars
16 - 16
Jan Jan
What counts as evidence in the Social Sciences?
Tuesday 16 January -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Professor Mark Casson (University of Reading) and Professor Marc Ventresca (Wolfson College, Oxford) Social scientists study phenomena in which people play a fundamental role: the economy, law, the internet, Brexit, and so on. People can generally do whatever they like, and so their behaviour is not governed by rules in the same way as the phenomena studied by physicists and chemists. Given this, what kinds of questions can social scientists answer, and how do they do it?

Networking
16 - 16
Jan Jan
Science Table Dinner
Tuesday 16 January -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Put away your lab coat and safety specs and come to Wolfson for dinner to meet other Wolfson scientists.