Being Well at Wolfson
For confidential listening and advice students can speak to any member of the College welfare team made up of the Senior Tutor, Academic Registrar, Welfare Officers and Peer Supporters.
Helen Thornton, the college nurse, runs a clinic from Wolfson and Exeter College, which students can access through making an appointment. She can provide all students with practical medical advice and support assessing and dealing with minor ailments and injuries, discussing problems and responding to medical emergencies while on duty.
Wolfson College clinic times, weeks 0 - 9 (appointment necessary):
- Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 09:15 - 11:15
- Wednesday 14:30 - 16:30
If you wish to book an appointment, either at Exeter or Wolfson College, please contact Helen.
If you are experiencing a welfare problem please e-mail the Welfare Officers (details below) and they will get back to you as soon as they can. Our Welfare Officers are trained in medical fist aid, mental health and listening skills but they are not medical professionals or counsellors. The College cannot guarantee 24/7 availability and if you have an emergency overnight, please contact the Lodge on 01865 274100.
Peer Supporters provide support within the College - if you have doubts or concerns to work through, or just need an impartial, completely confidential ear to listen, we're here to help you out, providing an informal and friendly service.
How to get in touch? You can email to set up a meeting or get in touch on behalf of friends that you're worried about.
- Kerstin Frie
- Yoolim Kim
- Taimoor Ali
- Usama Ali
College Harassment Advisors
The role of a Harassment Adviser is to support individual members of staff and students who are concerned that they are the subject of harassment or bullying.
- Dr Imre Bangha, Associate Professor of Hindi
- Professor Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English
- Professor Linda Mulcahy, Professor of Socio-legal Studies
- Dr Taha Yasseri, Research Fellow in Humanities and Social Sciences
The following people can assist if you are experiencing difficulties with your studies:
- College Adviser contact the Academic Office if you need their details.
- Senior Tutor
- Academic Registrar
The Wolfson College welfare contact sheet can be downloaded at the bottom of the page.
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Sarah Skeels, Wolfson student, appears in the new BBC Four natural history documentary, called Secret of Skins.25 November 2019Wolfson alumnus Michael Rands appointed Master of Darwin College
Congratulations to Dr Michael Rands, Wolfson alumnus, who has been appointed Master of Darwin College.22 November 2019Romulus reveals this year's theme
The editorial team revealed the theme with a launch party that had live music, scientific talks, poetry and a juggling performance.
Lectures and Seminars19 - 19Dec DecAccessing and Analysing Culturally Sensitive Content: Data Capsules, Extracted F...Thursday 19 December - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
The long-term goal of the Ātea Project — which is part of New Zealand’s National Science Challenges — is to help build prosperous, culturally thriving and technology-driven Māori economies for future generations.Art Exhibition07 - 25Jan MarHaiku poetry composed by the President, with illustrationsTuesday 7 January - 9:00am to Wednesday 25 March - 4:00pm
This exhibition is located in the corridor between the Buttery and the Cafe.Conference16 - 18Jan JanFrom Concept to Monument: Time and Cost of Construction in the Ancient WorldThursday 16 January - 1:00pm to Saturday 18 January - 6:30pm
The conference sets an exclusive focus on modelling the costs of construction over the course of 1,500 years, from Archaic Greece to the early middle ages. Over the last decade, the general interest in building costs and organisational aspects of historical construction has seen a rise in popularity amongst scholars working on pre-modern architecture.