Wolfson Traditions

Find out what makes Wolfson and Oxford so unique.

Matriculation

University of Oxford ceremony at which students are formally admitted to membership of the University. Learn more.

Graduation

The present graduation ceremony retains all the essential features of its ancient predecessors, with the proceedings still conducted in Latin. Learn more.

Burns Night

Wolfson's member celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Robbie Burns in style at one of our Guest Night Dinner. Dinner in the Hall is followed by a fantastic Ceilidh.

Darwin Day

Wolfson College joins a set of competitions with our sister college in Cambridge, Darwin College. Besides the usual sports competitions (e.g. rowing, football, field games, etc.), we have decided to also include other society exchanges (e.g. wine, music, arts, etc.)

Cherwell Day

Cherwell Day is an annual punt regatta, croquet tournament, and dinner held at Wolfson College. Every year, members celebrates the College's geographical fortune on Cherwell Day.

More Information
Find out about all the events that are taking place at Wolfson.
News
Events

The latest from Wolfson College

12 February 2018
Anna Caballe Cooks up a Storm in the Lab

For almost two years Dr. Anna Caballe has used molecular biology...

5 February 2018
Martin Goodman Publishes A New History of Judaism

Martin Goodman, Professor of Jewish Studies and a Fellow of Wolfson since 1991, crafts a worthy addition to the wide-ranging genre of Jewish...

29 January 2018
Jon Stallworthy Prize 2018 Winner Announced

The winner of this year's competition and the £1,000 prize was Alexander Peplow (Merton) for As Things Are. The runner-up was Mary Anne...

Our upcoming events

Art exhibition
19 - 09
Feb Mar
Bury Knowle Art Group - Reflections
Monday 19 February - 10:00am to Friday 9 March - 7:00pm

Oxford Bury Knowle Art Group Winter Exhibition

A group of artists living in Headington came together to stage an exhibition in 1948 in Headington Library in Bury Knowle Park. It was a great success and a formal art group came into being adopting its present name. At present the Group has around 50 members and as well as exhibitions arranges monthly talks and demonstrations through the winter months which are open to everyone.  

Lectures and Seminars
19 - 19
Feb Feb
Unionisation in South India : the Independence decades
Monday 19 February -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

We will meet to learn about and discuss the organisation of labour in South India (the Madras Presidency) during the decades surrounding Independence. Dr Karuna is expert on the formation of India's enormous informal economy and her talk will focus on the problems of, and opposition to, the unionisation of workers in the 'non-factory' economy i.e. in workshops, homes, bazaars etc.which still constitute most of India's 'firms'. All welcome.

Courses and Workshops
19 - 19
Feb Feb
Meditation
Monday 19 February -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Traditional Buddhist meditation. Practise regularly to change the quality of your life. Please notify Clive each week if planning to attend. To be continued next term.