General Meeting

General Meeting occurs at least twice in each term and is an opportunity for all College and Common Room members to discuss any College business.

All College committees summarise their proceedings in reports to the General Meeting, at which the College Officers, including the President, Bursar and Vicegerent, are usually present. Student representation at the General Meeting is very important as it is the main meeting at which students can voice their opinions to affect College matters.

Anybody can raise an issue for discussion. If you have something that you would like to be discussed in an upcoming meeting please contact the Chair of the General Meeting or the Common Room Administrator.

There are two General Meetings per term, on the Wednesday of 2 & 7 week at 5.30 pm in the Upper Common Room.

The General Meeting manages the business of the Common Room and delegates any business to the Social and Cultural Committee as it thinks fit.

Chair of the General Meeting

Members of Common Room are entitled to vote for their Common Room Officers including the Chair of the General Meeting who is elected annually. The Chair of the General Meeting is elected at the second General Meeting of Hilary Term from amongst the members of the Governing Body. This is an important post and provides for continuity in the management of Common Room affairs.

The Chair of the General meeting sends out a weekly newsletter to all College members to announce events and services.

News
Events

The latest from Wolfson College

Rob Ward standing next to sculpture
16 September 2020
Wolfson installs new sculpture by artist Rob Ward

The sculpture was commissioned following a funded bequest from Professor Geoffrey Garton. It is in memory of his late wives Natalie Garton and Kay...

Tim Hitchens
19 August 2020
Sir Tim Hitchens appointed Chair of the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

Congratulations to Sir Tim, who has been appointed Chair of the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation with effect from 9 July 2020.

Worcester College
18 August 2020
Alumnus David Isaac elected Provost of Worcester College

Wolfson congratulates alumnus David Isaac on his appointment as the new Provost of Worcester College.

Our upcoming events

15 - 15
Oct Oct
Alumni Event: 'Education in unprecedented times:Online Q&A with Sir Tim...
Thursday 15 October - 9:00am

The Wolfson Alumni Office are holding two online Q&A sessions in October with our President, Sir Tim Hitchens.

21 - 21
Oct Oct
Alumni Event: 'Education in unprecedented times:Online Q&A with Sir Tim...
Wednesday 21 October - 9:00pm

The Wolfson Alumni Office are holding two online Q&A sessions in October with our President, Sir Tim Hitchens.

Lectures and Seminars
05 - 05
Nov Nov
Margaret Oliphant and Oxford
Thursday 5 November - 1:30pm

Merryn Williams is a poet and critic. Her latest works are The Fragile Bridge: New and Selected Poems (Shoestring Press) and Mansfield Park Revisited (Plas Gwyn Books). At present she is collecting poems about the pandemic and the lockdown. Merryn is a long-standing member of Wolfson's Common Room.