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Come and study with unrivalled academic support and pastoral care, living onsite as a member of an international, egalitarian and inclusive community of scholars from Cambridge and across the world.

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    Latest Update

    The College continues to follow the advice of the University and public health authorities. The health and wellbeing of our students, staff and community are our first priorities. These pages are updated regularly.

  • Borders

    Wolfson Explores

    This year’s Wolfson Explores theme aims to stimulate another rich, productive dialogue across interdisciplinary and cultural borders. So it’s appropriate that our 2021 theme is: BORDERS. We look forward to seeing creative interpretations across a wide range of fields, from the arts to the sciences, from the theoretical to the practical, from macroscopic to microscopic – and perhaps testing the borders between them! 

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    The Community

    Wolfson is a lively and welcoming place to live, with an engaged student community and a wide-ranging programme of events from live concerts to academic lectures to weekly welfare tea – with cake. Our Porters are the friendliest in Cambridge and our Howler comedy nights are legendary. We host visiting academics from all over the world and – with no High Table and social spaces shared by all – you will be stimulated culturally, socially and intellectually.

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    Teaching & Learning

    We are the College of choice for world-class postgraduates, mature undergraduates and returning learners. We offer excellence in teaching and support through a cohort of outstanding supervisors and Directors of Studies who allow every member of College to realise their full potential. Our active and engaged Fellowship underpins and enhances the College experience, providing mentorship and guidance both academically and professionally.

Our diversity helps foster new perspectives and new insights in every field of scholarship.

What's on

Alumni at the Wolfson in London Reception in 2020

Wolfson in London 2021

21/01/2021 at 18.30

We invite our London based alumni to join us for a virtual reception with Wolfson President, Jane Clarke. Hear about what 2021 holds for Wolfson and from the new WCSA President and Vice President. 

Pottery: In the manner of Exekias

Humanities Society - Commemorating War Dead in Ancient Athens from Homer to Thucydides

26/01/2021 at 18.00

The Humanities Society organises regular talks during term time. During Lent term 2021, all talks take place as zoom webinars, make sure to register.

4th C. A.D. Tabarka: Floor Mosaic

Humanities Society - Dreams of Paradise

16/02/2021 at 18.00

The Humanities Society organises regular talks during term time. During Lent term 2021, all talks take place as zoom webinars, make sure to register.

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Humanities Society - “A Mild Despotism, Tempered by Sugar”: the Rise of the Overseer State in Britain’s Post-Slavery Empire

23/02/2021 at 18.00

The Humanities Society organises regular talks during term time. During Lent term 2021, all talks take place as zoom webinars, make sure to register.

Ilaria Pavan on fascism

Humanities Society - The Fascist Welfare State: Cleavages, Rupture, and Mediation

09/03/2021 at 18.00

The Humanities Society organises regular talks during term time. During Lent term 2021, all talks take place as zoom webinars, make sure to register.

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