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  • 1610 Society at The Royal Society

    An exclusive reception and private tour of the Royal Society, followed by an opportunity for alumni to hear more about how to make provision for Wadham in their wills.


  • Sunday in Chapel

    Join us for Choral Evensong, sung by the Chapel Choir each Sunday. The services are open to all college members and staff, families and friends as well as members of the public.


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

Travel tales

Planning your summer? Take inspiration from Wadham students who, with the help of alumni funded travel grants,  discovered marine biology's secrets; recreated Auden's 'Journey to Iceland'; and introduced Big Band sounds to Bangladesh.


Oliver Cheung

Travel tales II

From teaching in rural Sichuan to charity work in Malawi and theatre in Edinburgh, Wadham students have been putting their alumni funded travel grants to good use.


Cornwall Reading Party 2018

An opportunity for current Wadham undergraduates to enjoy a week of dedicated study combined with relaxation, discussion and household chores near Mevagissey in Cornwall.


Student reading

Lift off

Two Wadham women weightlifters have qualified for the national power-lifting championships after taking part in the regional competition in Birmingham.



Felicity Jones graces Wadham Hall

A new portrait of Wadham alumna and actor Felicity Jones (English, 2003) has been unveiled in Wadham’s seventeenth century dining hall.


Felicity Jones by Michael Birt.Copyright Wadham College

New York exchange

Applications are open for the Wadham College Sarah Lawrence Exchange. This exchange programme sends six Wadham College students to Sarah Lawrence College in New York for three weeks over the Spring Break, all expenses paid.


Wadham students in New York

Summer exchange opportunity

Calling all Wadham students. The University of Hong Kong has announced the 2018 Crimson Summer Exchange Fellowship, an opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to spend summer in China.


New Year Honours for Wadham alumni

Wadham alumni Melvyn Bragg (History, 1958) and David Prout (History, 1982) have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list 2018.


Melvyn Bragg

Head Chef wins employee of the year

Head Chef Neil Mahon has been voted Wadham College Employee of the Year 2017.


Neil Mahon and Ken Macdonald QC

Figure painting

Two creative and colourful artworks have gone on display on hoardings at Wadham’s Iffley Road student accommodation site.


Terror in 2017

In 2017, the UK has suffered the worst combination of terrorist attacks for many years.


Student Ambassadors

Meeting and talking to potential applicants both at Wadham and in schools, Wadham’s Student Ambassadors play a vital role in the College’s Access and Outreach programme.


Aspiration day

Professor Reza Sheikholeslami

With sadness we announce the death on 9 January 2018 of Emeritus Fellow Professor Ali Reza Sheikholeslami, Professor of Persian Studies 1990-2006.

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