Ben Armitage is a final year PhD student in the Department of Materials.
Wolfson College is located 30 minutes' walk from Oxford city centre, at the end of Linton Road, off Banbury Road.
Whether you are in town for an open day or simply want to join one of the many seminars and talks happening here, we invite you to explore our College and community. Take a tour, attend a concert, or stroll through our gardens and our buildings, with their award-winning architecture.
Wolfson College, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD
+44 (0) 1865 274 100
A minibus service runs between the College and the city centre every 20 minutes in the early morning, lunchtime and late afternoons on Mondays to Fridays. The timetable is available via the minibus webpage
Buses to and from the city centre are numerous and frequent, and leave from the end of Linton Road. All buses from the College into town stop on St Giles' and most buses from the centre to Summertown along Banbury Road stop at the end of Linton Road. For timetables and fares, visit The Oxford Bus Company or Stagecoach websites.
The fast trains to and from London take one hour and are reasonably priced when purchased in advance from the station or online. The train station is approximately 10 minutes' walk from the centre of town and 45 minutes' walk from Wolfson.
To get to and from London, there is a cheap regular coach service run by Stagecoach (Oxford Tube). The journey takes between 90 and 120 minutes depending on the traffic. Buses leave from Gloucester Green Bus Station, Queen's Lane on the High Street, St Clement's and numerous other stops
London Heathrow International Airport and Gatwick Airport are linked to Oxford by The Airline coach service, which operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week from many of the same bus stops as the Oxford Tube.
There are coach services to Cambridge, such as the Stagecoach X5, which takes approximately 4 hours.
Wolfson is approximately 30 minutes walk from the centre of town and the most direct route is along Banbury Road
Cycling to Wolfson is easy and takes approximately 10 minutes from the centre of town. A cycling map is available at cyclestreets.net
Parking in Oxford is difficult but, if necessary, temporary parking at Wolfson is available and a Park & Ride service is also available. Parking in designated areas is available for a maximum of 3 hours. Parking restrictions exist in the roads adjacent to the College.
A Park and Ride bus service operates between the Water Eaton site (north of the ring road near Kidlington) and the city centre. There is a stopping point on the northbound and southbound routes, on Banbury Road opposite the end of Linton Road (tell the bus driver you want to get off at the 'St Margaret's Road stop'). It is approximately a five-minute walk from this junction to the College.
24 February 2020Wolfson student takes research to Parliament14 February 2020Wolfsonians release song in solidarity with students in Wuhan
Wolfson is very proud to announce that Don't Laugh has released their song in solidarity with students in Wuhan.10 February 2020All-Innovate: The University's idea competition
Entries for the 2020 All-Innovate Idea competition are open until 16 February 2020.
Parties and Dinners29 - 29Feb FebDegree DaySaturday 29 February - 11:00am to 3:30pm
Preceding the degree ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre at 14:00, the College hosts the Signing of the Graces and a celebratory reception for our graduands and their family and friends. This event is by invitation only; please see the degree days page on our website for further information.Lectures and Seminars02 - 02Mar MarLiberal International Order in TroubleMonday 2 March - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Leading expert in International Relations & former British Academy President, Professor Sir Adam Roberts will deliver a Keynote Lecture on the contemporary decline of the liberal order, calling for a rethinking of liberal ideas and practices.
The term ‘liberal international order’ has become widely used—generally to refer to the international system that developed in the years after the end of the Cold War in 1989, or even to the whole period since the end of WWII.Annual Lecture02 - 02Mar MarAnnual London Lecture: Last Supper in PompeiiMonday 2 March - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Last Supper in Pompeii' is inspired by the recent blockbuster exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, which Dr Roberts curated. Combining masterpieces of Roman art with cutting edge archaeological research, the talk looks at the Roman passion for food and wine.