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A warm welcome to the Wadham community

A very warm welcome to the alumni pages of the Wadham website: we look forward to sharing your news, and updates from the College on these pages. The involvement and fellowship of our alumni and friends is central to sustaining Wadham as a beacon of intellectual excellence and we look forward to keeping in touch.

Latest news

Minister of State for Universities, Jo Johnson, spoke at Wadham’s Social Mobility Summit at the House of Lords, alongside the Vice Chancellor of Oxford, Professor Louise Richardson and Warren East (Engineering, 1980), CEO of Rolls Royce. A debate on social mobility and access to higher education was chaired by alumnus Melvyn Bragg (History, 1958).  The Minister welcomed the Impact Report 2017 which is a review of the Access and Outreach work carried out as part of the Access to Excellence Programme.

Wadham Law student Sam Irving won third prize in the 42 Bedford Row Disability Law Essay Prize 2017, organised by Wadham Law students. Panellists discussed how the law should protect the right of persons with disabilities to just and favourable conditions of work, on an equal basis with others, including equal remuneration for work of equal value.

Two Wadham students have launched EmpowerHerVoice (EHV), to help empower young women from across the world.

PROMYS Europe, a challenging six-week residential summer programme at Wadham College, is seeking pre-university students from across Europe who show unusual readiness to think deeply about mathematics. The deadline for first-year student applications is 19 March and PROMYS Europe 2017 will run from 9 July to 19 August.

Community Engagement - Wadham is committed to working closely with the local community and has an open doors policy welcoming visitors to explore the College and its gardens.

Featured Events

Wadham Circles' members are invited to join the debate ‘The Parthenon Marbles: London or Athens?’ at The British Museum on 1 March.  Join the discussion ahead of the debate at our Facebook page.

Alumni from the years 1970-1974 are warmly welcomed back for their Gaudy on 17 March for a drinks reception and black tie dinner in Hall in true Wadham tradition.

Clubs and societies

From the Wadham Society made up of all Wadham alumni to a whole host of sports, subject and special interest groups College Members meet regularly for drinks, dinners, debates, reunions and fund-raising events. Click here to find out more

L-R: Salome Parker, Rachel Saunders, John Hewitt, Louise Strano-Cashin, Karen Farr, Angela Jefferson, Marco Zhang, Rachel Roberts. Front centre: Julie Hage

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