Policies and Procedures

Worcester College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Our governance is arranged according to our College Statutes and By-Laws, with the College's Governing Body holding overall responsibility for College policies and affairs. Find out more about College governance.

Most College policies can be found in our College Handbooks for students and staff.

Student Handbook 2022-23

Staff Handbook 2023

Fellows & Lecturers Handbook 2022-23

Other College-wide policies

Data Protection, GDPR and Information Security  

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Environmental Sustainability

Freedom of Speech

Health & Safety

Prevent Duty

Safeguarding Policy 


Additional policies related to employment processes, student conduct, and College life are available from the HR or Academic Offices. Where the College does not have a specific policy, we adhere to University of Oxford policies and guidance.