High Profile Achivement Awards

The Social and Cultural Committee awards grants to support individual graduate students who are striving towards the peak of success in sports, music or the arts.

Sports Awards

These grants are to support individual graduate students who are striving towards the peak of sporting success. The grant covers two categories:

  • Training activities for contenders for Blue/half – Blue, County or National status
  • Competition at international level.

The grants are intended to defray travel/subsistence costs incurred in training/international competition. The sport must require a sustained effort in training.  

  • Applicants must demonstrate a long-term commitment to the sport and the worth of the training activity
  • A letter/Email from the Sports Club President supporting the worth of the training activity and/or confirming the competition is at international level is also required.
  • The grants are up to £200 from the Common Room Fund and only graduate students are eligible.
  • The grants are limited to one per person per financial year.
  • Due to HMRC tax implications, the awards can only be made with appropriate receipts for travel, subsistence, material, kit etc.

Arts Awards

These grants are to support individual graduate students who are striving towards the peak of success in music or the arts. The grants are intended to defray travel/subsistence costs incurred in participating in national or international level competitions, festivals, workshops, performances or exhibitions.

  • Candidates should be able to give evidence of sustained effort and high achievement in music, drama, public speaking, writing or the visual arts.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a long-term commitment to their chosen art form and the value of the activity for which they are requesting funding.
  • A letter from a relevant teacher, mentor, or society president supporting the worth of the activity is also required.
  • The grants are up to £ 200 from the Common Room Fund and only graduate students are eligible.
  • The grants are limited to one per person per financial year.
  • Due to HMRC tax implications, the awards can only be made with appropriate receipts for travel, subsistence, material, kit etc.
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21 - 21
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Asian Treasure Traditions Seminar
Tuesday 21 May - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Anna Sehnalova Tuesday 21st May Seminar Room 3, 5.pm - 7pm, followed by dinner at Wolfson Title: Mountain Deities and Their Treasures: Possible Indigenous Origins of the Tibetan gTer ma tradition

Tuesday 21st May, Reinier Langelaar (IKGA, Austrian Academy of Sciences & Humboldt University of Berlin)

Wolfson College Seminar Room 3, 15:00 - 17:00

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21 - 21
May May
Japan’s Energy Policy After The Fukushima Disaster
Tuesday 21 May - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Eight years on from the disastrous accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, how has the clean-up operation gone; what are Japanese attitudes to nuclear power; and what energy mix is right for a resource-poor economic superpower? Naomi Hirose has for many years been at the helm of The Tokyo Electric Power Company which runs Fukushima, and he is in Oxford, at Wolfson College, to set out his views, and to take all questions.

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23 - 23
May May
Wolfson Lecture Series: Diplomacy for the 21st Century: Expanding the diplomati...
Thursday 23 May - 6:15pm to 7:15pm

Sir Peter Gluckman will deliver the lecture “Expanding the diplomatic toolkit: the further evolution of science diplomacy”.