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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.

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Figure painting

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


Christmas 2017

Meet Wadham staff and students as the College doors are opened to reveal festive fun.


Terror in 2017

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


Carols by candlelight

Wadham alumni, students, staff and friends gathered in Chapel for two candlelit Christmas services.


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

Essay prize-winners

The French resistance movement during World War 2 and greenhouse gas metrics aiding research into climate change are the subjects of prize-winning undergraduate essays.


Essay prize-winners

Oxford Disability Moot 2017

Highlighting the intersection between those living with disabilities and the law, the 2017 Disability Mooting Championship received record applications.


Moot competitors

Wadham Fellow to become Wellcome Governor

Wadham Fellow Fiona Powrie is joining Wellcome as a new Governor.


Fiona Powrie

Postcolonial Borges

A new book tracing the political profile and writing of Jorge Luis Borges has been published by Wadham Emeritus Fellow Robin Fiddian.


Book cover

Queerfest 2017

Wadham celebrated LGBTQIA+ culture with a week of events culminating in Queerfest in the gardens on Saturday.


Rainbow Wadham


Representatives of Wadham College gathered with builders, architects, planners, designers, alumni, councillors and local residents to celebrate the ground-breaking to make way for Wadham’s Iffley Road student accommodation building.


Ground-breakng ceremony

James Morwood, 1943 – 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Emeritus Fellow and Classicist James Morwood. James died while on holiday in Greece on 10 September 2017, at the age of 73. A memorial will take place on Sunday 4 February.


James Morwood, Emeritus Fellow and Editor of Wadham Gazette

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.

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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