Social and Cultural committee (SCC)
Social and Cultural Committee (SCC) allocates and approves money for all the College’s clubs, societies and social functions.
Its sub-committees encompass most of the life of the Wolfson community. SCC's Sub-committees are: Ball, Bar Committee (BarCo), Entertainments (“Entz”), Arts, Music, Romulus, Sports, Families.
Provided you can draw up a credible budget and a good case for expenditure, practically any worthy endeavor can be supported by the Common Room Fund, which is overseen by the Social and Cultural Committee.
Every year, a committee of students is invited to organise a Christmas Ball on a theme of their choice, and a summer event to cater for the whole community. This is a great opportunity to get to know people and to work as a team to put together an exciting programme of entertainment.
The Cellar Bar and Games Room is run by a student committee known as 'Barco'. Learn more.
Wolfson has a well-established reputation as the college in Oxford that takes contemporary art seriously. The Arts Society aims to bring together members of College, from different cultures and disciplines, who are interested in the visual arts. The Society organises exhibitions, displays, art classes and runs a picture loan scheme. The committee meets twice a term at 12.30pm on Wednesdays of Weeks 0 and 5. Learn more.
We have an active Music Society with regular concerts in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium featuring professional musicians, including the Fournier Trio. If you would like to get involved please email the Art Administrator.
Romulus is the magazine of Wolfson College, Oxford. It strives in print to represent the voice of Wolfson, to express the diversity of our lives as individuals and to capture the buzz of the community we share. It is edited and produced by students at Wolfson and contains articles, fiction, poetry, drawings and photography from all members of college. If you'd like to become part of the editorial team, or if you're looking to contribute your work to the magazine, please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The committee looks after all the sport clubs at Wolfson. Learn more.
Is a committee that are hear to organise social events for families. Learn more.
11 November 2019Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy delivers Annual Sarfraz Pakistan Lecture
Pakistan, a deeply patriarchal society is rapidly changing and women are at the forefront.7 November 2019Professor Alan Bowman delivers the Ronald Syme Lecture
Alexandria was for many centuries, the largest and most important city in the eastern Mediterranean.4 November 2019The Wild East
At the start of October, Harriss-White together with Lucia Michelutti published the collection "The Wild East".
Lectures and Seminars14 - 14Nov NovBook Launch - New Perspectives on Pakistan's Political Economy: State, Clas...Thursday 14 November - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
This volume makes a major intervention in the debates around the nature of the political economy of Pakistan, focusing on its contemporary social dynamics. This is the first comprehensive academic analysis of Pakistan's political economy after thirty-five years, and addresses issues of state, class and society, examining gender, the middle classes, the media, the bazaar economy, urban spaces and the new elite.Sports & Wellness14 - 14Nov NovMixed Circuit TrainingThursday 14 November - 6:00pm to 7:15pm
Mixed Circuits runs every Tuesday and Thursday, all year long, at 6pm in the Games Room, organised by the Boat Club. It is open to all members of college, featuring a high intensity workout focussing on a sequence of core and cardio exercises as well as stretching.Annual Lecture14 - 14Nov NovAnnual Sarfraz Pakistan Lecture: Pakistani women on the frontlinesThursday 14 November - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
The Annual Sarfraz Pakistan Lecture, delivered by Oscar-winning journalist, filmmaker and activist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. Pakistan, a deeply patriarchal society is rapidly changing and women are at the forefront. This lecture explores the ways in which women across the country are working on the grassroots level to create spheres of influence pushing back on archaic laws, age old practice and using the Internet to arm themselves to have a greater voice in society.