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.

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Events

The latest from Wolfson College

LWA
6 November 2017
Aris Lecture 2017

This year's lecture will be delivered by Emeritus Professor, University of Oslo, Per Kvaerne and Tenzin Kesang of Dharamsala.

Greg Woolf RSL17
30 October 2017
The Ronald Syme Lecture: Migration and the Metropolis: How ancient Rome stayed great

Professor Greg Woolf delivers the Ronald Syme Lecture this year.

23 October 2017
Imagining the Divine: Exhibition

Wolfson scholars collaborate on a unique exhibition on the art of major world religions at the Ashmolean Museum.

Our upcoming events

Lectures and Seminars
23 - 23
Nov Nov
Travelling and Filming in Gandhara
Thursday 23 November -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

In this public lecture of the Classical Art Research Centre's Gandhara Connections project, the historian and broadcaster Michael Wood will be showing film footage and talking about his travels in the area of ancient Gandhara (roughly northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan) in the course of more than thirty years of documentary film making.

Parties and Dinners
23 - 23
Nov Nov
Guest Night
Thursday 23 November -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during full term and are open to all members of College and Common Room. They provide a convivial atmosphere and the chance to meet other Wolfsonians as well as entertaining guests. Dress code is smart (no gowns). Pre-dinner drinks are normally at 7.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.30 pm.

Clubs & Societies
24 - 24
Nov Nov
Csontváry, Painter of the Sun’s Path
Friday 24 November -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

An illustrated talk about Csontváry’s life and art, based on the ‘Csontváry's paintings in Transylvania’ 2016 exhibition in Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc).