Punting at Wolfson

A punt in the harbour

In order to be granted permission to punt you must complete a form available below or from the Lodge. 

The Common Room Administrator will check you have done the online boathouse tour within the past 4 years (see below), and then notify the Lodge that you have permission to punt this season. Punts are bookable in 3 hour slots and via the Lodge - in person only and not by telephone. For an up-to-date set of Punt Rules see the PDF below and please read them before you take out a punt.

A boathouse tour must be taken every 4 years to familiarise you with how it all work and thanks to the fantastic work of a past Admiral, Phil Davis, this tour takes place on the web, so you needn't move from your computer!

For further reading, Robert Pitkethly has written a useful guide (see below PDF How to Punt).

Key Documents
How to puntDownload
Application form for Punting 2017Download
Punt Club Rules 2017Download

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24 - 24
Apr Apr
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Tuesday 24 April -
5:30pm to 8:30pm

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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 (philomen.probert@wolfson.ox.ac.uk).

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