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  • 1960-1964 Gaudy

    Those who matriculated in the years 1960-1964, are warmly invited back to Wadham to join contemporaries for drinks and a black tie dinner in Hall. Partners are also very welcome to attend a separate dinner in College. 


  • Whitby Cup

    Wadham Golfers past and present are invited to this annual competition followed by dinner in College.


    Golfers on a green

James Morwood, 1943 – 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Emeritus Fellow and Classicist James Morwood, at the age of 73, while on holiday in Greece. Details of a memorial service will be published in due course.

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

Opening doors

Wadham’s new Access and Outreach Officer, Dr Hugh Munro, describes why he feels so passionately about the College’s widening participation work.


Dr Hugh Munro

Open Day 2017 in pictures

Couldn't make our Open Day? Here's some of what you missed plus further information about studying at Wadham.


Wadham students and guest

Alumni celebrations

More than 200 Wadham alumni and 1610 Society members returned to College for a weekend of celebrations, talks and meetings.


Alumni at Wadham

Constitutional resilience

Wadham Fellow Dr Tarun Khaitan is taking up a prestigious four-year Future Fellowship from the Australian Research Council for research in an area of critical national importance.


Dr Tarun Khaitan

Regatta win for Wadham alum

Wadham alumna Stephanie Hall (Experimental Psychology, 2012) has won the Women’s Intermediate 2 Single Sculls at City of Oxford Royal Regatta.


Stephanie Hall

The politics of immigration

What makes you a migrant and why is immigration such a hot political topic? These questions were considered and discussed by twenty students attending Wadham’s annual Politics summer school.


Summer school participants

Royal Academy of Engineering fellowship

Wadham Fellow Ursula Martin has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.


Ursula martin

OFFA highlights Wadham access scheme

Wadham’s innovative pre-16 Luton Access project has been highlighted in a Government report from the Office of Fair Access, the independent public body that regulates fair access to higher education in England.


Access to the ancient world

Twenty-two Year 12 students investigated gender and sexuality in the ancient world at Wadham’s annual Classics Summer School, while gaining first-hand experience of university life.


Essay prize competition

Submissions are open for two Wadham College prizes, each worth £200, rewarding original essays on any subject.



Student working

B&B Wadham

Wadham’s bed and breakfast facilities have been receiving rave reviews from satisfied summer visitors.


Bed and breakfast, Wadham College

Community theatre

Embracing Wadham’s invitation to neighbours to decorate hoarding panels for its Iffley Road student accommodation building site, Pegasus Theatre has created a vibrant and informative timeline detailing its history from 1962 up to the present day.


Emma McKinlay 1993 - 2017

It is with enormous sadness that we report the death on 3 September of Emma McKinlay, who matriculated in the History of Art in 2011.  She died peacefully after a long illness, which she had borne with extraordinary courage and dignity, supported by her family and friends.  She will be greatly missed.  We hope to organise a memorial service in Wadham in due course.

Sultan Abdul Halim 1927 - 2017

We regret to announce the death of Honorary Fellow Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah, Sultan of Kedah, Malaysia, on 11 September at the age of 89. Sultan Abdul Halim ascended the Kedah throne in 1959.

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.

Wadham College

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