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

Homes4All at Wolfson College
11 March 2019
Wolfson College makes its annual donation to eight individual charities

Each year the College's Social Committee shortlist eight national and local charities to receive a donation of £400. 

7 March 2019
Alumnus Phil Hewitt publishes book on recovery after trauma

In February 2016, marathon runner and journalist Phil Hewitt were attacked in Cape Town. Deeply traumatised by the attack, he turned to running -...

Art by Dominique Zinkpè
6 March 2019
New works of art in the Haldane Room and Upper Common Room

The College is delighted to announce that new artworks are on display in the Haldane Room and the Upper Common Room by contemporary African...

Our upcoming events

Clubs & Societies
31 - 31
Mar Mar
Romulus Call for Contributions
Sunday 31 March - 11:59pm

Looking to express your creative side? Romulus, Wolfson College's literary magazine, welcomes submissions in the form of poems, short stories, essays, papers, photos, illustrations, or anything else that can be printed. This year's theme is Ritual. Written pieces should generally be no longer than 2,500 words. Academic papers are welcome, but should be accessible to a general audience. 

Lectures and Seminars
15 - 16
Apr Apr
Oxford Symposium in Silicon Solar Cell Technology
Monday 15 April - 9:00am to Tuesday 16 April - 6:00pm
Lectures and Seminars
02 - 02
May May
Wolfson Lecture Series 2018-19: Diplomacy for the 21st Century: Twenty-first cen...
Thursday 2 May - 6:15pm to 7:15pm

After 35 years in diplomacy, Sir Tim Hitchens considers how 21st century will be different from 20th century diplomacy. He will consider the evolution of diplomatic tradecraft, and the different cultures of diplomacy around the world.