July 2018

Thirty-nine Laureates in Lindau

18 July, 2018 - 11:09

Steven Chu (Noble Prize in Physics, 1997) talks to Lara and other young scientists on a boat trip to Mainau Island in Lake Constance.​​​​​​​

Wolfson Director of Music celebrates ten years of children's music-making

7 July, 2018 - 15:51

Wolfson Fellow and Director of Music, Lyn Alcántara is thrilled to be celebrating ten years of music-making with her children’s music charity, King’s Junior Voices. The choir will be celebrating its tenth birthday this coming Monday with a concert of works written especially for the choir, in King’s College Chapel at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 or £5 for children and are available from The Shop at King’s. We’d love to see some Wolfson friends in the audience.

College Choir returns from tour

3 July, 2018 - 12:07

June 2018

Congratulations to Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz

27 June, 2018 - 16:44

Professor Jane Clarke and the Governing Body were delighted to welcome Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz to Wolfson to celebrate the awarding of his honorary degree from Cambridge University. The degree was awarded at a congregation at the Senate House which was presided over by the University Chancellor, Lord Sainsbury of Turville.

Wolfson Green goes for Gold

25 June, 2018 - 12:41

Congratulations to the Wolfson Green Impact team for their work to reduce environmental impacts at the College. Their efforts were rewarded with a Green Impact Gold award for the second year. The award was presented by Vice-Chancellor Stephen Toope to the College's Domestic Bursar, Alan Fuller, at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

Wolfson Choir to perform in Szeged, Hungary

22 June, 2018 - 16:41

The Wolfson College Choir, conducted by Lyn Alcántara, Director of Music, is travelling to Hungary next week to perform. They will appear at the Rector’s Faculty Hall, 13, Dugonics Tér, Szeged on Thursday 28 June at 6pm.

Wolfson Boat Club has best May Bumps ever

18 June, 2018 - 14:58

The Wolfson College Boat Club wrapped up a very successful year with a thrilling four days of May Bumps, with three out of four boats blading, and the Club winning the Pegasus Cup and the Michell Cup for the first time ever.

Wolfson celebrates this weekend

15 June, 2018 - 12:15

This weekend we celebrate the end of the academic year with some very special events.

President's XI triumphs in annual cricket match

12 June, 2018 - 15:51

The President's team once more proved their sporting prowess by defeating the Students' team, retaining the President’s Cup

May 2018

Visiting Fellow to perform Wolfson-inspired compositions

31 May, 2018 - 16:11

This Saturday, 2 June, a very special concert will be performed at the Lee Hall as part of the Lunchtime Concert series. Wolfson Visiting Fellow Matthew Woolhouse will be performing a selection of his own compositions, including one inspired by the College entitled Ring True.

Today at Wolfson - The Digital Human Symposium

30 May, 2018 - 09:41

This promises to be a very lively day at College, with several of our Fellows and Senior Members participating in a discussion about what it means to be a Digital Person in 2018. Hosted in association with the Hub of all Things (HAT), the symposium will address cutting-edge financial, legal and ethical implications of the rich mine of personal data now stored on the internet.

Welcome to our new JRFs

18 May, 2018 - 15:25

The President, Jane Clarke, the Bursar, Christopher Lawrence, and Senior Tutor Jane McLarty were all on hand to greet the newest of our Junior Research Fellows before last week's Governing Body meeting. Be sure to say hello if you spot any of these friendly faces around College. 

Wolfson football team wins MCR Cuppers

15 May, 2018 - 10:24

Huge congratulations are in order for our football team, who were unbeaten this year! Last Sunday they beat the team from Cambridge University Press 6-0 to win the MCR League Cuppers. Goals were scored by Michael Elliot, David Gunn, Angus Buttar and Stefan Wolf, whose hat trick earned him man of the match.

Wolfson Fellow elected Fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences

14 May, 2018 - 17:15

The President of Wolfson College, Jane Clarke, today offered congratulations to one of our Fellows, Professor Simon Griffin, on his election as a Fellow of the National Academy of Medical Sciences

Alumnus Tszwai So wins prize for memorial proposal

7 May, 2018 - 13:25

Architect Tszwai So, who completed his MSt in Building History at Wolfson last year, has won another prize for his work on a proposal for a Pan-European memorial.