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


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Our upcoming events

24 - 24
Apr Apr
Tri-Innovate Pitch Event
Tuesday 24 April -
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Tri-Innovate 2018 finalists will pitch their ideas at The Foundry for £8,000 first prize and title of Innovation of the Year. Come support Wolfson finalists as they compete against finalists from Hertford, Jesus, New, and Pembroke Colleges.

Courses and Workshops
28 - 28
Apr Apr
Indo-Iranian Philology Study Day
Saturday 28 April -
9:00am to 5:00pm

A study day in Indo-Iranian philology, with opportunities to take lessons in subjects such as Avestan, Vedic Sanskrit, reading Old Persian cuneiform, and Indo-Iranian and Indo-European comparative philology. There will be taster sessions for beginners and brush-up sessions for those who once studied the subject. For further information or to book a place, please email Philomen Probert (

Concert and Plays
01 - 01
May May
Inauguration of Tim Hitchens
Tuesday 1 May -
8:00am to 11:00am

All members and friends of Wolfson College are invited to a May morning welcome event for Tim Hitchens, CMG LVO as the new President of Wolfson.


8.00–8.40 am Musical entertainment by members of the College 
All are welcome to drop in

8.40–9.00 am Break
Morning pastries will be available

9.00–9.30 am Formal inauguration of the new President
Please take your places by 9 am