Visiting Wolfson
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A modern and egalitarian college
Discover Wolfson & Oxford
Your home at Oxford

Founded in 1966, Wolfson College is one of the University of Oxford's largest graduate colleges and truly unique in its academic scope and international reach. Find out what our students think about their life and home at Wolfson.

Take a tour of Wolfson

MPhil student Will gives a tour of Wolfson College, a modern college founded to provide a stimulating and supportive environment specifically for graduate students.

Self-Portrait in Snow by Jon Stallworthy

Members of the College read out Jon Stallworthy's poem 'Self-Portrait in Snow' as a contribute to the Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize Campaign launched in Michaelmas 2019. 

International graduates at Oxford

Around two thirds of our graduate students are international. Our prospective graduates often have questions for us about what it's like to come to Oxford and live in the UK, so the University Graduate Office has put together some answers.

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.

Student Hardship Appeal
We are aiming to raise £275,000 to provide hardship support for students in need as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
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The College is temporarily closed to visitors until further notice. 

Whether you are in town for an open day or simply want to join one of the many seminars and talks happening here, we invite you to explore our College and community. Take a tour, attend a concert, or stroll through our gardens and our buildings, with their award-winning architecture.

Location
Wolfson College,
Linton Road, Oxford
OX2 6UD
The Lodge Reception: +44 (0) 1865 274 100
Wolfson College
Mon-Sat: 9am–9pm

A minibus service runs for College members between the College and the city centre every 20 minutes in the early morning, early afternoon, late afternoon and early evenings on Mondays to Fridays. Learn more about the minibus service.

Nearby public transport
Buses to and from the city centre are numerous and frequent, and leave from the end of Linton Road. All buses from the College into town stop on St Giles’ and most buses from the centre to Summertown along Banbury Road stop at the end of Linton Road. For timetables and fares, visit The Oxford Bus Company or Stagecoach websites.