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  • Terror in 2017

    In 2017, the UK has suffered the worst combination of terrorist attacks for many years. In the face of these threats, Max Hill QC, UK Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, asks whether legislation passed in the national security interest undermines rights which we hold to be fundamental.


  • The full picture: Oxford in portraits

    New portraits of a diverse range of people selected from over a hundred nominations by living Oxonians are displayed in the Bodleian's Weston Library


Candidate information

Important information for candidates applying to Wadham for entry in October 2018 (or deferred entry in 2019)

Venue hire and accommodation

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, overnight stay or meeting. Explore Wadham's conference facilities.

conference facilities


Representatives of Wadham College gathered with builders, architects, planners, designers, alumni, councillors and local residents to celebrate the ground-breaking to make way for Wadham’s Iffley Road student accommodation building.


Ground-breakng ceremony

Human Rights Forum - Lethal Injection

The ‘mythology’ that Lethal Injection is a humane form of execution was exploded by Reprieve Director Maya Foa in a talk to Wadham Human Rights Forum.


Maya Foa

Examination Fellowship for Wadham student

Wadham graduate student Fitzroy Morrissey is to take up a prestigious Examination Fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford.


Fitzroy Morrissey

Courtly music

How did words, sounds, visual, gestural, material and spatial components interact and inform culture in late medieval Europe?


Rugby reunion

Wadham Rugby Club Old Boys pitted their skills against the College team before enjoying a celebration formal dinner in the Old Library.


Rugby game

Reuniting Wadham sportswomen

Wadham’s sportswomen reunited for a dinner celebrating the achievements of women in sport at the College.


Women in sport

University Challenge…39 years on

Some 39 years since he witnessed first-hand a Wadham University Challenge defeat, Richard Senior (French and German, 1977), was selected to take part in the competition, representing Kings College London.


Unintended discrimination

Police forces used to have a minimum height requirement. The stipulation made no mention of sex or gender. But it meant that fewer women could qualify to enter the force than men. So was that rule discriminatory?


Conference success

A ‘first time’ presentation by a Wadham graduate student was awarded second prize at a major international Conservation Biology conference this summer.


Sam Merson

Foundation Fellowship for Edwin Mok

Alumnus and benefactor Edwin Mok (Law, 1979) has been elected to a Foundation Fellowship at Wadham. 


Edwin Mok receives a Foundation Fellowship

James Morwood, 1943 – 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Emeritus Fellow and Classicist James Morwood. James died while on holiday in Greece on 10 September 2017, at the age of 73. A memorial will take place on Sunday 4 February.


James Morwood, Emeritus Fellow and Editor of Wadham Gazette

Building progress

Latest news on the Dorothy Wadham Building student accommodation project on Iffley Road where demolition work is now underway.


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

Access to Excellence

Wadham's ambitious programme to achieve fair access to university.

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Visiting Wadham

Wadham welcomes visitors during opening times and prospective students at any time (when occasional restricted events are taking place you may be asked to return).

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