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 1pm 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 your 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.
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.
23 October 2017Imagining the Divine: Exhibition
Wolfson scholars collaborate on a unique exhibition on the art of major world religions at the Ashmolean Museum.23 October 2017The College Record 2017
The Wolfson College Record is a formal account of the past year and includes the final President's Letter from Professor Dame Hermione Lee.9 October 2017Message from the Acting President
A warm welcome to those new to Wolfson, and a warm welcome back to those who have been travelling during the summer or hiding away in libraries or...
Concert and Plays24 - 24Oct OctStaging the Modernist Life: Auto/biography, performance, and H.D.Tuesday 24 October -1:30pm to 2:30pm
In this lecture/performance, Sasha Colby will discuss the process of transforming auto/biographical materials into biographical drama in her recent book project Staging Modernist Lives: H.D., Mina Loy, Nancy Cunard, Three Plays and Criticism (McGill-Queen's UP, 2017). With an emphasis on the poet, novelist, and memoirist H.D.Networking24 - 24Oct OctSlanguages exhibition: launch partyTuesday 24 October -4:00pm to 7:00pm
Our Creative Multilingualism Languages in the Creative Economy exhibition will feature the work, archives and ephemera related to the work of three Birmingham-based artists who use different languages in their musical and artistic work.Lectures and Seminars25 - 25Oct OctTennyson, Celebrity and PortraitureWednesday 25 October -5:30pm to 7:00pm
This lecture will explore how publishers became responsible for promoting authors through portraiture in the mid-Victorian period. In particular it will focus on Edward Moxon and his role in expanding the readership of both William Wordsworth and Alfred Tennyson. While portraits of Wordsworth were relatively scarce, Tennyson was surrounded by sculptors, painters and photographers, which led to a new and disturbing experience of literary celebrity that had a major impact on his career.