Publication Scheme

The following is the publication scheme for Wolfson College, University of Oxford.

It follows the standard format required by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) from January 2009. It sets out what information the College publishes or intends to publish, how the information can be accessed and whether or not a charge will be made for it.

Who we are and what we do

The President and Fellows form the Governing Body of the College. Wolfson is constituted and regulated in accordance with the College Statutes, which are made by order of Her Majesty in Council and in accordance with the Royal Charter and the Oxford and Cambridge Act 1923. The College Regulations are additional rules made by Governing Body. The College Statutes and Charter are available in hard copy or online (please see below).

Wolfson College is a charity and our registered number is 1141446.

The College has a number of committees, described in the College Regulations.

The college organisation chart details the way the college is organised.

You might like to look up key personnel, Fellows and staff in our Directory.

What we spend and how we spend it

Our College Accounts are published annually on the University of Oxford finance website.

Academic posts are aligned to the HE national pay spine which can be found on the University of Oxford salary scales. Wolfson uses a separate salary scale for non-academic staff which you can find under our staff pages.

Annual Fees – available on request.

Annual Charges – available on request.

What are our priorities are and how we are doing

Wolfson College seeks to deliver the highest standards of service and support to our members, their families and guests, alongside stimulating and engaging academic, social and sporting programmes. In order to achieve these aims our broad strategy is to plan and manage our working operations to maximum efficiency in order to provide the highest quality College experience for all our members, while achieving balanced budgets on our annual revenue accounts and preserving our reserves in order to ensure our long-term future.

How we make decisions

Decisions are made by or ratified by the Governing Body, which meets around 6 times a year. Committees of Governing Body meet once or twice a term, to prepare recommendations to Governing Body, or to take decisions on matters delegated to them by the Governing Body.

For decisions taken by the University, or by the Colleges jointly, see the University of Oxford website and the Conference of Colleges website.

Our policies and procedures

For more details on these, please see Policies & Procedures.

The services we offer

Information about the services that we provide to our members are available on this website. If you have any specific questions please contact the College Secretary.

It is important to us that this Publication Scheme meets your needs. If you find the scheme difficult to understand, please let us know. We also welcome suggestions as to how the scheme might be improved. Any questions, comments, or complaints about this scheme should be sent in writing to:

The College Secretary, Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford, OX2 6UD

News
Events

The latest from Wolfson College

11 January 2018
Journey to Mars

Wolfson Graduate Student Akash R. Trivedi returns from his mission to the Mars Desert Research Station – in the Utah desert. 

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

Concert and Plays
18 - 18
Jan Jan
Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize
Thursday 18 January -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

The third Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize for Oxford postgraduate students, organised by Wolfson College in conjunction with the English Faculty will be awarded at an event in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium at 5.30pm on 18 January. The theme set for this year's poems is 'Stealing', and the winner will receive £1,000. The judges are Oxford's Professor of Poetry Simon Armitage and the poet Professor Bernard O'Donoghue.

Parties and Dinners
18 - 18
Jan Jan
Guest Night
Thursday 18 January -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during term time and are open to all members of College and Common Room. They provide a convivial atmosphere and the chance to meet other Wolfsonians as well as entertaining guests. Dress code is smart, no gowns. Pre-dinner drinks are normally at 7.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.30 pm.

Guest Night Price List

Clubs & Societies
18 - 18
Jan Jan
LGBTQ Movie Night - The Handmaiden (2016)
Thursday 18 January -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

There will be a film screening at 7:30pm in the Auditorium, and then a reception with refreshments and snacks in the Florey room afterwards to discuss the film.