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  • Shakespeare in the garden

    Wadham's gardens provide the setting for 'Love's Labour's Lost' by the Oxford Shakespeare Company, directed by Nicholas Green with music by Nicholas Lloyd Webber.


    'As You Like It' 2014 by Ben Galpin
  • Access to Excellence - Launch Event

    We are delighted to invite alumni and friends of the College to the launch of our Access to Excellence Programme in the Holywell Music Room.


    Wadham's Access to Excellence campaign

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

Open Days in pictures

Couldn't make our Open Days? Take a look at what you missed and find out more about studying at Wadham.


Peter Thonemann elected to Academy of Europe

Wadham’s Ancient History Tutor, Peter Thonemann, has been elected as a Member of the Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe).


Wonderland Ball

Wadham's gardens were transformed into Wonderland for the 2016 Wadham student Ball on Friday.


Wonderland Ball

Summer cricket

Wadham cricketers past and present gathered for the annual student versus President’s XI cricket match, Freebooters match, and dinner.


EU referendum: Statement from the Warden, Ken Macdonald QC

Following the referendum result, I want to make clear that Wadham is determined to secure its internationalist view of the world, doing everything in our power to continue to welcome people of all nationalities and backgrounds to live, study and work here. Our openness to the world nurtures our scholarship, broadens our minds and enriches our lives. I’m sure I speak for everyone at Wadham in extending especially warm wishes to all of our colleagues from fellow European countries. We are delighted and honoured that you are a part of our community.


Ken Macdonald QC

Exemplary scholarship

Exemplary scholarship wins the prestigious Wedderburn Prize for Wadham Fellow and Tutor in Law, Sandy Steel.


Sandy Steel

Can great writing be taught?

In an article for Oxford Today, author Anna Hope (English, 1977), argues that creative writing courses can be extremely worthwhile


Anna Hope

Campaigning for President

Lissa Muscatine, Hillary Clinton's former advisor and speech writer, fascinated Wadham students with first hand stories from the 2016 American Presidential campaign.


Lissa Muscatine

Welcoming the Emperor

No longer looking down on Broad Street, one of the original Emperor heads from the Sheldonian has moved to a much greener location – the corner of the Fellows’ Garden here at Wadham.


Emperor head

Ancient and modern

The various ways that ancient Greek myth has influenced world fiction since as recently as 1989 is explored in a new book edited by Wadham Research Fellow Justine McConnell.


Art exhibition success

An exhibition by 32 local artists, held at Wadham's Iffley Road site, drew more than 1000 visitors this month.


Art show

New President for SU

Following election victory, undergraduate Lucas Bertholdi-Saad (History and Economics, 2015) is to be the next President of Wadham Student Union.


Lucas Bertholdi-Saad

Powerlifting winners

After a little difficulty in putting together a team, Wadham sent two men and four women to Powerlifting Cuppers this year, and came home with the gold!  


Head of the River victory!

For the third year running, Wadham's women rowed to victory in Summer Eights, winning the coveted Head of the River title.


W1 boat

Shakespeare 400

Marking 400 years since the death of playwright William Shakespeare, actors from the Oxford Shakespeare Company discuss Wadham's First Folio with Emma Smith, Professor of Shakespeare Studies at the University of Oxford.


William Shakespeare

Books for refugees

A request for Persian books for a refugee camp in Dunkirk has been granted by Wadham’s Ferdowsi Library. Latest news from the Library's Persian section.


Refugees put the first books on the shelf


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