Wolfson College, Oxford

Wolfson College (/ˈwʊlfsən/) is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. Located in north Oxford along the River Cherwell, Wolfson is an all-graduate college with over sixty governing body fellows, in addition to both research and junior research fellows. It caters to a wide range of subjects, from the humanities to the social and natural sciences. Like the majority of Oxford's newer colleges, it has been coeducational since its foundation in 1965.

Wolfson College
Oxford
Front of the college
Arms: Per pale gules and or on a chevron between three roses and two pears all countercharged the roses barbed and seeded proper.
LocationLinton Road, Oxford
Coordinates51.770977°N 1.255263°W / 51.770977; -1.255263
MottoHumani nil alienum (Homo sum, humani nil alienum a me puto)[1][2]
Established1965
Named forSir Isaac Wolfson
Previous namesIffley College
Sister collegeDarwin College, Cambridge
PresidentSir Tim Hitchens
Undergraduatesnone (graduate-only college)
Postgraduates614 (2008)
Websitewolfson.ox.ac.uk
Boat clubWolfson College Boat Club
Map
Location in Oxford

The liberal philosopher Sir Isaiah Berlin was the college's first president, and was instrumental not only in its founding, but establishing its tradition of academic excellence and egalitarianism. The college houses The Isaiah Berlin Literary Trust and the annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture. The current president of the college is Tim Hitchens.[3]

As of 2020, the college had a financial endowment of £50.7 million.[4]


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