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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.

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On Trust

Trust, the value which underpins our society, is the subject of a fascinating new book from Wadham’s Senior Research Fellow, Tom Simpson.



Access Roadshow 2017

Wadham’s Access Roadshow journeyed to Cambridgeshire this summer, meeting more than 550 students from 11 state schools, encouraging them to aim high for university.


Bassingbourn school

In conference

The inaugural Wadham Graduate Conference explored ongoing research into gaming, sleep restriction, classical libraries, solar cells, literature, cancer and more.


Ada Lovelace - a gifted mathematician

New research from Wadham’s Ursula Martin challenges claims that Ada Lovelace’s mathematical abilities were limited.


Watercolor portrait of Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (Ada Lovelace) by Alfred Edward Chalon [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Graduate scholarships announced

Wadham has announced eleven senior scholarships, each worth £500, available to post-graduate students from Michaelmas term 2017.


Senior Scholarships

Squatting Slovenia

Two students have been inspired to make a short documentary film describing squats that they explored during travels in Slovenia, with the help of a Wadham travel grant.


Wadham choir tours Germany

Baden-Württemberg, Germany’s third largest state, was the destination for Wadham College Chapel Choir’s 2017 Tour.


Wadham Chapel Choir

Wadham Lawyer appointed to Court of Appeal

Wadham alumnus Tim Holroyde (Law, 1973) has been appointed as a Court of Appeal Judge.


Mr Justice Holroyde

Talking maths

A group of 28 promising young mathematicians, representing more than 15 European countries, have gathered at Wadham to talk maths for six weeks.


Maths summer school

Astronomy expedition

Wadham’s Martin Bureau has been selected to join an Oxbridge alumni astronomy trip to Norway and the Northern Lights where he will be presenting a series of lectures.


Martin Bureau

Star of Italy for Wadham Fellow

Wadham Fellow Paolo Radaelli has been awarded the Cavaliere dell'Ordine della Stella d'Italia by the Italian Ambassador on behalf of the President of the Italian Republic.


Paolo Radaelli and his award

Engineering pathways

Following a day of 3D design, bridge building and robotics in the lab, participants in the 2017 UNIQ Engineering Summer School enjoyed a formal dinner with Wadham alumni engineers, hearing where their studies might take them.


Young engineers

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...

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). Wadham College will be closed for events on Saturday 5, Friday 18 and Saturday 22 August.

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