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Important information for candidates applying to Wadham for entry in October 2016 (or deferred entry in 2017).

Venue hire

Wadham College's historic buildings, magnificent gardens and comfortable accommodation combined with its central location, up to the minute facilities and excellent catering, provide the perfect location for your conference, summer school, reception, dinner or meeting. Watch a video showing Wadham's conference facilities.

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  • Film screening and discussion: Fourteen Days in May

    Meet Film Director, Paul Hamann, and Reprieve Founder and Director, Clive Stafford Smith, at the screening of the documentary Fourteen Days in May.


    14 Days in May
  • Informal Concert

    This term’s Informal Concert provides a platform for any members of the College to perform in a relaxed and friendly environment.



Carols by candlelight

Outstanding harmonies from the Wadham Chapel Choir were a highlight of the carols by candelight Chapel service which attracted some 300 students, College members and their guests on Sunday.


Carol service

Teaching award for Biochemist Ben Berks

An award for excellence in teaching has been presented to Professor Ben Berks, Wadham’s Fellow and Tutor in Biochemistry.


Teaching awards recipients

Financial networking

Predicting the economy, the Aer Lingus buy-out and wealth management were the subjects of discussions at a successful alumni networking event at Deutsche Bank in London.


Deutsche Bank presentation

In the footsteps of Ada Lovelace…

Promising young scientists spent a day focussed on Engineering at an aspiration day encouraging school girls to consider the sciences at university.


Students compupter programming

Queerfest 2015

Queer Week, Wadham’s annual celebration of LGBTQIA culture, culminated in Queerfest in the gardens on Saturday.



Wonderland 2016 - Ball for all

Student organisers of Wadham’s 2016 Wonderland Ball are launching an access scheme to help students in financial difficulties apply for reduced price tickets.


2016 Wondrland Ball

Law mentoring scheme set to expand

Empowering Wadham women in their legal careers, a mentoring scheme set up by Wadham College Law Society is set to expand.


Law mentoring scheme

Professor Brian Trowell 1931 – 2015

Wadham Emeritus Fellow Brian Trowell died on 12 November 2015 at Oxford.


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Senior scholarships announced

Eleven graduate students have been awarded senior scholarships to help them finance their studies at Wadham College.


Graduate scholarships

Student film competition – My Wadham

All Wadham students are invited to enter a short film competition, with the theme ‘My Wadham’. 


Film competition

Disability, advocacy and the law

Students, Oxford law faculty members and senior members of the judiciary gathered for the final of the 2015 Herbert Smith Freehills Oxford Disability Mooting Championship at Wadham College on Saturday.


Moot winners

Honorary Fellowship for Robert Hannigan CMG

GCHQ Director, Robert Hannigan (1983, Classics) has been appointed as an Honorary Fellow at Wadham College.


Robert Hannigan CMG

Religion in diaspora

Migration, diasporas and citizenship are the focus of a new interdisciplinary collection of essays, co-edited by Wadham’s Jane Garnett, Religion in Disapora, Cultures of Citizenship.


Book cover

Ken Macdonald QC launches Orwell Prize 2016

“The best way to deal with extremist speech is rarely to stop talking” said Wadham College Warden Ken Macdonald QC in his address at the launch of the Orwell Prize 2016.


Orwell prize launch

Student travel

More travel tales from Wadham students who were awarded alumni funded grants to help them travel in relation to their studies. From violin lessons in Egypt to English teaching in Korea and China, find our more about our students' travel experiences.


Korean students

Library treasures

Wadham's collection of rare books includes a Shakespeare first folio and a 1543 publication by Nicolaus Copernicus...

Visiting Wadham

Visitors are welcome to Wadham College during opening times. Prospective students are welcome at any time. (You may be asked to return if an occasional restricted event is taking place).

Term time
13.00 - 16.15
Out of term
10.30 - 11.45
13.00 - 16.15