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Wadham's telethon kicks off on Saturday 20 September. Our student callers are manning the phones to talk to alumni and ask for support towards the Wadham Fund.

Telephone caller

Earlier tumour diagnosis thanks to new tech

Advanced Ultrasound technology for earlier tumour diagnosis, designed by Wadham Fellow David Edwards, is to be developed in a new partnership between Oxford’s Isis Innovation and Canada’s Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialisation.


Focus on property law

Young property lawyers from across the globe gathered at Wadham College for the fifth meeting of the Young Property Lawyers Forum (YPLF) this month.

Young property lawyers
  • Photography Oxford Festival '14

    Designed to Deceive and Document Scotland are two photography exhibitions taking place at Wadham as part of the Photography Oxford Festival '14. 



  • Meeting Minds: Alumni Weekend in Oxford

    Now in its eighth year, Oxford's annual Meeting Minds event continues to showcase the best and brightest of Oxford – past, present and future. Wadham alumni are warmly welcome visit the College while in Oxford. Please contact the Development Office for any assistance.


Venue hire

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 or meeting. Watch a video showing Wadham's conference facilities.

conference facilities

Snailing the South Seas

The remarkable story of endangered Partula tree snails and their role in the development of evolutionary biology is detailed in a new book by Wadham alumnus Dr Justin Gerlach (1988, Zoology).


Mentoring women in law

Wadham College Law Society is calling for volunteers to take part in a pilot mentoring scheme to aid the development and career progression of Wadham’s female law graduates.

Society news

Read round-ups of the year from Wadham College Law Society and Wadham College Boat Club Society in their latest newsletters!

Summer Classics

Students from London’s East End enjoyed a taste of Classics at Oxford during a week-long summer school hosted by Wadham College.

Summer school participant

Marriage certificate victory for Wadham alumna

A campaign, led by Wadham alumna Ailsa Burkimsher Sadler (1994 Mathematics), calling for equality on marriage certificates by the inclusion of mothers’ names as well as fathers’, has won the approval of the Prime Minister.

Announcement of Ailsa's victory

Outstanding results put Wadham in the top five

Wadham College has been ranked in the top five for academic performance based on 2014 finalists’ results.

Wadham College

Maths with the masters

A presentation by Wadham Emeritus Fellow Sir Roger Penrose was a highlight of a Maths Masterclass for talented European school students at Wadham.

Holiday of a Wadham

Broadcaster and sportsman Chris Hollins spent his holiday of a lifetime at Wadham College when he came here for a summer cricket camp in 1988. His Strictly Come Dancing colleague, Len Goodman brought him back to Wadham filming a new TV series for the BBC.

Len Goodman and Chris Hollins

Wadham man on the moon

How old is the moon and where did it come from? These questions and more are addressed by Wadham Fellow, Alex Halliday, in a new Royal Society video.

The Moon

Celebrating science

It's 400 years since the birth of John Wilkins, Wadham College’s sixth Warden who advocated the new ‘experimental’ approach to science and whose Philosophical Club became the Royal Society. Marking this anniversary and celebrating science at Wadham today, read about Wadham's scientific past and present and sign up to our exciting events.

Financial help for graduate study

Applications are open for eleven graduate scholarships available to new and existing post-graduate students at Wadham.

40 years of women at Wadham

Celebrate 40 years of women at Wadham. Read comments from Wadham's women across the years, look back at the decision making process that led to the admission of women and find out about upcoming events to mark this anniversary.

Wadham's women

1914-2014 Wartime Wadham Centenary

Read accounts from wartime editions of the Wadham Gazette, along with extracts from the hundreds of letters sent by serving Wadham men to the Warden, in our fascinating Wartime Wadham Centenary feature.

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

Library treasures

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