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#IGaveToDorothy, a student led ‘leavers’ campaign, is encouraging final year Wadham students to donate to  access work, book grants and a stair-lift for Wadham’s dining hall.

Kick-off tour

Preparing for the Varsity football match on Sunday 8 March in Cambridge, Wadham third year History undergraduate and University football goalkeeper Benjamin Szreter has been training hard.

Ben Szreter in action

Graduate research focus

Infertility and women’s legal rights were the subjects of presentations at the Wadham Graduate Research Forum this month.

  • Politics, prose and the next US President

    An evening at the House of Lords with Wadham alumna and speechwriter to the White House, Lissa Muscatine (1977, Politics).


    House of Lords event flyer
  • Human Rights Forum: Working for Hillary

    Wadham alumna Lissa Muscatine shares her experience as White House and State Department speechwriter and senior advisor to Hillary Clinton during the 2008 Democratic Party leadership campaign.


    Lissa Muscatine and Hillary Clinton

Pre-sixties Wadham

As our pre-sixties alumni register for the Spring Gaudy, Clive Hildebrand (1960 PPE) shares his Wadham memories and photos. Do send us your Wadham reflections.

Celebrating women at Wadham

Women from across College met in the Wadham’s Graduate Centre to celebrate the ongoing critical roles played by women in all areas of College life.

Portrait of Alice George

Reviewing 'The Judgement Game'

An interactive book by Wadham alumna Charalee Graydon (Law, 1982) invites you to play judge and jury in a fictional country with a society defined by sex, greed, and addictive behaviour.

Set in stone

Visitors to St Edmund Hall might spot a familiar face among the grotesques. Wadham Emeritus Fellow Jeffrey Hackney can be seen in his legal wig looking out from the tower. So how did Jeffrey’s grotesque come to be there?

Jeffrey Hackney with grotesque

Latest newsletter

Oscars, research updates, student activities, events, press coverage, news and features in our February newsletter.

Skin Deep

Wadham students are leading a campaign to promote racial awareness and equality across colleges at the University of Oxford.

Wadham Cross-College Symposium on (Dis)ability

Wadham undergraduates and visiting students, graduates, post-docs and fellows from a range of disciplines met over a day to debate the theme of (Dis)ability on Saturday. 

Wadham students

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.

conference facilities

Outstanding contribution award for Wadham’s Marie Tidball

An award for making an ‘Outstanding Individual Contribution to Oxford Life’ has been presented to Wadham student Marie Tidball (2011, Criminology) at the inaugural OUSU Student Awards.

Marie Tidball

Thinking Oxford

Nearly 100 Brilliant Club students from schools in London, the South East and the Midlands spent a day at Wadham as part of a scheme to encourage outstanding pupils from non-selective state schools to consider applying to University.

Student guide

Kilimanjaro climb for Wadham undergrads

‘Exemplars of the Wadham spirit’ are the words Warden Ken Macdonald QC chose to describe Andy Mummery, Paddy Greaves and Pete Morgan, the three Wadham College freshers who have committed themselves to the Oxford RAG charity climb of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Summer maths

Calling European secondary school students aged 16 or older with a passion for mathematics. Applications are open for a six week summer maths programme at Wadham College, University of Oxford starting 11 July 2015.

Valuing biodiversity

Can we put a value on biodiversity and are we able to measure it? Find out what happened at our annual Circles' Debate...

Debating in the Holywell Music Room

Talking research

Increasing intellectual exchange between Wadham’s graduate students and the College faculty is part of the remit of four new Research Associates who have joined Wadham this term.

Graduate research assistants

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

Creative competition

It’s time for Wadham students to get creative and enter the Rex Warner Prize competition for original short stories, poems or translation.

Student reading

Donne's Horace

Wadham College Library’s treasured copy of Horace which belonged to the poet John Donne has hit the headlines following an article in the Times Literary Supplement.

Title page

Oscar nominations for two Wadham alumnae

Wadham alumnae Rosamund Pike and Felicity Jones have been nominated for ‘best actress’ Oscars in the 2015 Academy Awards while The Imitation Game, based on a book by Wadham Fellow Andrew Hodges, has been nominated for ‘best picture’.

A day in the life of Wadham Scouts

Follow members of our housekeeping team (Scouts) through a typical day to understand the essential role they play in College life.

Cleaning in progress

Tsunami - ten years on

Ten years since Wadham Butler Don Gallagher and his wife Della survived the Tsunami in Sri Lanka, their charity, Friends of Della and Don, is changing lives.

village school

New scholarship funds Master's students with a disability

Academically excellent students with a disability can apply for a new graduate scholarship to fund their Masters' studies at Wadham College.

Library treasures

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