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The flag is a banner of arms (ratio 1:1).
Coat of Arms:
Shield parted per pale of Gules and Or, on a chevron between three roses two pears all counterchanged with the roses barbed and seeded proper, i.e. Vert and Or.
Motto on white scroll beneath: “HUMANI NIL ALIENUS” suggests a global outlook “Nothing human is alien.”
The college was founded in 1965. The arms echo those of Sir Isaac Wolfson, the founder. The red roses represent Lancaster, where he was from. The pears represent the fruit of labour
Source: John P. Brooke-Little: Oxford University and its Colleges, Oxford 1962(?), available online at https://www.theheraldrysociety.com/articles/oxford-university-and-its-colleges/ and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfson_College,_Oxford
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 February 2019
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 March 2019
Blade is yellow with a red stripe.
Source: (for current versions):
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 March 2019