Garden party

Current Students

Find out about the range of services and facilities available to students at Wolfson, as well the events and activites that make up College life.

Tutorial team

Student services

Wolfson’s student services include the Tutorial Office for academic and pastoral affairs, the Finance Office for payments, fees and financial support, and health, welfare and wellbeing support from a range of professionals and departments.

Academic affairs, exams and graduations

Students' academic affairs, including matriculations, graduations, intermissions, and postgraduate and undergraduate (written) examinations are all managed by the Tutorial Office.

Accommodation and housekeeping

Students who are living in College accommodation can find more information on the accommodation pages of the website.

Information about housekeeping and cleaning schedules can be found on the housekeeping pages.

Fees and financial support

The Finance Office is responsible for students' College accounts, guiding students in making payments for course fees and accommodation, as well as registering educational loans. Visit their pages for information on what charges will be made by the University and the College, and how you can arrange your payments.

Information regarding scholarships, hardship funds, travel and research grants, as well as bursaries for music, languages and sports are available on our financial support pages.

Health, welfare and wellbeing

Health support is available for all Wolfson students. Specific advice and services are available for:

The Wolfson College Nurse, Sally Maccallum, offers drop-in sessions for confidential help at Morrison House from Monday to Friday 11am-12pm. Sally is supported by our mental health nurse and our newly appointed Student Wellbeing Advisor (from Lent Term 2023).

Lastly, every undergraduate and postgraduate student at Wolfson is assigned a personal College Tutor. Tutors are the first port of call for non-academic support and can talk through your general progress as well as signposting you to welfare and wellbeing provision at the College.

IT services

The IT team at Wolfson is available to help with your computer and IT-related queries. Please contact us by sending an email to the IT helpdesk.

Maintenance and repairs

The Maintenance Department looks after all College building-related needs, from maintenance on the properties to refurbishments and new builds. College members can file a request for maintenance or repairs via their online form.

Policies, misconduct and complaints

College Policies are intended to ensure that guidelines and rules for behaviour are clearly stated and applied consistently.

There are policies covering: Behaviour and Disciplinary Procedure, Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct, Drug and Alcohol Use, Smoking, Relationships Between Staff and Students, Unsatisfactory Academic Performance, and Fitness to Study.

Students wishing to make a comment or complaint about the College's policies or services, either academic or non-academic, can do so via the Comments and Complaints webpage.

Student status letters (banking, council tax, parking permit)

Students can request a letter from the College certifying their status for a variety of reasons, including Council Tax exemption, visa applications or to register with the GP. Please complete the following form to request a student status letter.

There is a separate form for proof of student status in order to set up a bank account.

In line with University policy, car parking permits will only be issued to those who meet the required criteria. To apply for a parking permit, please complete the car parking application form and return it to the Tutorial Office in Bredon House.


College facilities

Wolfson has a variety of on-site facilities that all current students can use over the course of their studies, including the dining hall, coffee bar, library, tennis court and gym.

Food and dining

The Wolfson Cafeteria and Coffee Bar serve a range of meals, snacks and drinks for Wolfson members and their guests across the year. Visit our Food pages for opening times, menus and prices.

Formal Halls take place twice a week during term time on Tuesdays and Fridays. These are three-course meals on a set menu, which diners attend in formal attire. Visit our Formal hall pages for further information.

Wolfson students living in College accommodation will also have access to a shared kitchen in their residential block, where they can cook their own meals using the facilities provided.


Wolfson's Lee Seng Tee Library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all College members. There are around 50 study spaces over two floors and a new outdoor area with 16 spaces for quiet study.

As well as the physical collection, the Library can also advise students on accessing the University's vast digital collection through iDiscover, as well as providing a range of study skills resources and workshops.

Laundry room

The laundry block is situated by the back gates, at the end of the row of covered bike racks. It is open 24 hours a day and has eight washing machines and eight dryers. Visit the laundry page for information about paying for and using the laundry machines.

Tennis court and gym

Wolfson College has an outdoor multi-purpose tennis and basketball court, located behind the Lee Hall. The key for the court and the sports cupboard (with tennis racquets, tennis ball and basketballs) can be signed out from the Porter's Lodge.

Wolfson also has an on-site gym that is free for all students to use, with a training room and a weights room. The gym is open seven days a week, from 06.30-23.59, and can be accessed using a University card after registration.


WiFi is available across the site though Eduroam and the College network. Students are generally encouraged to use Eduroam as this will help you keep connected across the University. Tips for connecting to the College WiFi are available on our IT pages.

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College life

Wolfson has a full programme of academic and cultural events across the year, as well as plenty of societies, sports clubs and other social activities.

Events calendar

All students are automatically subscribed to our weekly e-newsletter, the Wolfson What's On, which provides an overview of College events throughout the term. For a longer view of events at the College, you can browse the full list on the events feed on the College website.


Wolfson has many College societies, which revolve around a variety academic and cultural topics. Some societies are managed by members of the College (such as the Science Society, Humanities Society, and Music Society), and others are organised by the Students' Association (WCSA).

Sports clubs

Wolfson has a wide range of sports clubs and activity groups that are open to all students - everyone is welcome to get involved and try something new. Most clubs are run through the Students' Association (WCSA), with the exception of the Wolfson College Boat Club (WCBC).

Students' Association (WCSA)

The Wolfson College Students' Association (WCSA) represents and supports all postgraduate, undergraduate, and part-time students in College business, social and sports activities. Current students can join the WCSA Facebook group to keep up to date with all the events and activities arranged by the association, including club nights and the famous comedy night, the Wolfson Howler.

Research hubs

Wolfson College's interdisciplinary research hubs are the catalyst to bring together our international Fellows, students and other partners from differing disciplines to better progress the pressing problems in our world today. There are three hubs that specialise respectively on Gender, Global Health, and Sustainability & Conservation.

Part-time students

Wolfson has more part-time students than any other Cambridge College. Recognising the breadth and depth of experience that they bring to our community, we value them enormously. You can find specific information and advice on our part-time students webpage.

What's on

Judas Tree

Cambridge Festival: Tree Trail

17/03/2023 at 10.00

A self-guided Tree Trail around the beautiful and varied garden 'rooms' of the grounds of Wolfson College.

Graduands and Wolfson Flag

March 2023 Graduation Dinner

24/03/2023 at 18.30

We are excited to welcome our graduands for dinner in College!

Wolfson graduands

Graduation Ceremony

25/03/2023 at 09.00

Graduation ceremonies are the culmination of students’ hard work and commitment, and a moment to celebrate the completion of their Cambridge degree.

Photograph by Hannah Lister

Art Exhibition: 'Signs for the Living'

25/03/2023 at 10.00

Visit Wolfson's latest exhibition 'Signs for the Living' featuring work by Hannah Lister, winner of this year's Wolfson Royal Academy Schools Graduate prize.

Twickenham awaits varsity banner

The Varsity Matches 2023

25/03/2023 at 12.00

Join us for the annual Varsity Rugby Matches at Twickenham Stadium!