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  • Wadhamites at Oxford Literary Festival

    The 21st Oxford Literary Festival takes place from Saturday 25 March to Sunday 2 April featuring with some 300 authors converging on the city to give a series of talks and lectures.


  • Wadham in North America

    Alumni living on the US West and East Coasts, or travelling in the region, are warmly invited to join the Warden for events planned to coincide with the University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson’s visit to North America.


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. Watch a video showing Wadham's conference facilities.

conference facilities

Diversifying Portraiture

Former Wadham students Marie Tidball (2011, Criminology) and Diran Adebayo (1986, Law) are among subjects chosen for more than 20 new portraits commissioned to reflect Oxford University’s diversity.


Marie Tidball

Target Oxbridge

Wadham College is hosting the 2017 Target Oxbridge programme this April, helping high-achieving black students gain places at the UK's top universities.


Dignity Drive success

Wadham students have raised more than £1,170 to buy sanitary products for poor and vulnerable people during Oxford Dignity Drive 2017.


Dignity Drive deliveries

Seventies reunion

Alumni from the early seventies reunited at Wadham for a lively celebration dinner and drinks party.


Addressing anti-discrimination law

An anti-discrimination Bill drafted in consultation with a Wadham Fellow has been introduced in the Indian Parliament and could affect the lives of millions of Indians.


Tarunabh Khaitan, Associate Professor

Beauty business

Featured in Forbes 30 under 30 list 2017, Wadham alumnus Tommy Williams (Economics and Management, 2009) has co-founded an innovative hair and beauty e-commerce business.


All Shades Covered

Remembering Jarama

Visitors to Wadham Antechapel will notice a small but dignified temporary memorial marking eighty years since the battle of Jarama in 1937, when Franco’s armies were held back from Madrid.


Jarama memorial

Wadham In Objects: The College Paintings

A Warden who lasted less than four months, the laundress who claimed to have lived to 120 and a portrait discovered rolled in a coal-hole were among secrets revealed through Wadham's magnificent art collection.


Torpids 2017

Wadham crews gave a strong performance in Torpids 2017, the University of Oxford bumps rowing race on the River Isis.



Carbon offset

Wadham students planted six young trees as part of a carbon offset project following the winning Summer VIIIs boat burning ceremony in January 2017.


Meeting Zep

Zep, creator of the renowned cartoon character Titeuf, shared his career and quick-thinking drawing skill with an audience at Wadham College.


Threepenny Opera

Wadham rooms and gardens came alive to the sounds of Kurt Weill’s music for the College performance of Bertold Brecht’s Threepenny Opera.


Threepenny opera

Student Travel Grants 2017

Student applications are now open for this year’s Wadham College travel grants.


Exploring Wadham's Holywell Music Room

The oldest custom built concert hall in Europe, the Holywell Music Room opened its doors to the public for the first time in 1748.


Holywell Music Room

Creative competition

It’s time for Wadham students to get creative and enter the Rex Warner Prize competition for original short stories, poems or translation.


Impact Report 2017

Wadham College Impact Report 2017, is a review of the Access and Outreach work carried out by Wadham College at the University of Oxford as part of the Access to Excellence programme.


Impact Report


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

Visiting Wadham

Visitors are welcome to Wadham College during opening times. Prospective students are welcome at any time. (You may be asked to return if an occasional restricted event is taking place).

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

Front Quad