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  • Hidden histories: the women who made computing in Oxford

    Professor Ursula Martin, Senior Research Fellow in Computer Science at Wadham College, discusses some of the remarkable women who shaped Oxford computing.


    Maths Institute
  • Hay Festival - Science of the Skeleton

    Alumnus James Edwards (Medicine 2002) and fellow Oxford scientists use hands-on experiments and impressive dinosaur and museum specimens to highlight how the sciences of biology, chemistry and engineering combine to create a dynamic and multi-functional skeleton.


    James Edwards and friends

Careers in US academia

‘The Professor Is In’ – Dr Karen Kelsky debated the ups and downs of an academic career in the US, in discussion with MCR members at a recent Research Associate-organised event.


Discussion group

Film therapy

War, trauma and surf therapy are the subjects of a new documentary film by Wadham alumnus Wynn Padula (Sarah Lawrence Programme, 2000-01).


Wynn Padula on location

Singing solo

An uplifting programme of classical solos was performed by members of Wadham College Chapel Choir in the Holywell Music Room.


Wadham choral award holders

Aeneid - a traveller's tale

Fear, exhaustion, and occasional moments of relief that were inevitable ingredients of sea travel in the ancient world are explored in a new commentary on Vergil's Aeneid, Book 3, by Wadham Classicists Stephen Heyworth and James Morwood.


Stephen Heyworth and James Morwood

China adventure

The fascinating story of Wadham alumnus, adventurer and hero George Aylwin Hogg (1915 –1945) has been detailed in a new book by his nephew Mark Aylwin Thomas.


Mark Thomas

Outstanding Tutor

Wadham Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy Dr Tom Sinclair has won ‘Outstanding Tutor’ in the Oxford University Student Union Teaching Awards 2017.


Tom Sinclair

Beyond 1917

Historical legacies of the October Revolution of 1917 were the subject of a two day conference at Wadham this month.


Teacher training

Mock Oxford interviews were one of the highlights of Wadham’s recent Teachers’ Conference, at which state school teachers and careers staff had the opportunity to find out more about the University and its undergraduate admissions procedures.


Mock interview

Wadham scientist elected to Academy of Medical Sciences

Wadham Fellow Professor Susan Lea is one of three University of Oxford scientists to be elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences for her contributions to biomedical and health research.


Susan Lea

Legal Aid

A scholarship to study for his BCL at Wadham is an opportunity that Hackney BCL Scholar Rabah Kherbane (BCL, 2016) has fully embraced.


student Rabah Kherbane

Royal Society Fellowship for Warren East

Warren East (Engineering, 1980), Chair of Wadham’s Development Council, has been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society.


Warren East

London Dining

Accountability is critical, whether as President of Wadham SU or Public Policy Director of Facebook, Simon Milner (History, 1985) told guests at the Wadham Alumni London Dinner.


Simon Milner

Wadstock in pictures

Wadstock guests were transported to the swinging psychedelic 60s with twelve hours of live music, arts and entertainment in the Wadham gardens.


Wadstock 2017

Tee and sympathy

Despite an excellent score, Wadham golfers admitted defeat in the Intercollegiate Championship and appeal to young players to join them.


Wadham golfers

Silent in Finisterre

The houses and landscapes of childhood are the focus of a new collection of poetry by Wadham Fellow in English Jane Griffiths.


Jane Griffiths with her book

Wadham's 16th century Qur'an

Wadham’s magnificent, recently restored 16th century Qur’an evokes fascinating discussion in two new short films produced by Wadham Library.


16th century Qur’an

Building progress

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

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


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).

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