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Studying Politics

Students and academics involved in Wadham's Politics Summer School explain what it was all about.

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
  • Boat burning in the Wadham gardens

    Celebrating the rowing victory of the Women's 1st VIII going Head of the River in both 2015 Torpids and Summer Eights, a traditional boat burning will take place in the Fellows' Garden


    Boat burning
  • Clarion at the Arcola Theatre

    Clarion, the acclaimed comedy by Wadham alumnus Mark Jagasia (1991 English), returns to London's Arcola Theatre for four weeks from 20 October.



Freshers week 2015

As Freshers' Week progresses, Wadham's graduate and undergraduate freshers have been attending a variety of events, both social and academic.


Freshers fair

The Washingtons - America's original First Couple

An enthralling, revealing portrait of the marriage of George and Martha Washington, by Wadham alumna and bestselling biographer Flora Fraser (1977, Classics) goes on sale on 3 November.


The Washingtons

Advocacy in action

University of Oxford students are invited to take part in a top level mooting competition focussed on disability issues and judged by an expert panel.


Moving in

Wadham's student Freshers Committee welcomes arriving students and their families as 2015 Michaelmas term begins.


Moving in

British Academy prize for Wadham Fellow

Wadham Fellow Ankhi Mukherjee has been awarded the British Academy Rose Mary Crawshay Prize for Literature 2015.


Ankhi Mukherjee

Ten years on

More than 130 alumni from the years 2002-2005 met for a particularly lively College reunion on 25 September.


Conquering Kilimanjaro

They made it! Wadham undergraduates, Paddy Greaves, Andy Mummery and Pete Morgan have successfully reached the summit of Kilimanjaro, raising money for Oxford RAG charities.


Wadham climbers

Room ten unveiled

A virtual exhibition room, recreating an exhibition commemorating the 400th anniversary of John Wilkins's birth, has opened in Wadham’s online library.


The exhibition room

Tales of the unexpected at the Wadham Alumni Dinner

TV presenter, voiceover artist and conference host Piers Gibbon (1985, Human Sciences) amused Wadham Society members with extraordinary tales of his jungle experiences at their annual dinner on Saturday 12 September.


Wadham Alumni Dinner guests

Outstanding research in Chemistry

Wadham PhD student Andrew Jupp has been awarded the prestigious Reaxys PhD Prize 2015 for outstanding research in Chemistry.


Andrew Jupp and fellow prize winners.

Dr Lee Shau Kee honoured by Oxford University

Business leader and philanthropist Dr Lee Shau Kee has been admitted to Oxford University’s prestigious Chancellor’s Court of Benefactors.


Dr Lee Shau Kee

Research focus: Sara Motta on the mysteries of black holes

A desire to improve our understanding of black holes is driving research by Junior Research Fellow Sara Motta.


Black holes

Warden Moser 1922 - 2015

Warden of Wadham College Ken Macdonald QC has made the following announcement: "It is with the greatest sadness that the College has learned of the death of its former Warden, Lord Moser KCB, CBE.


Claus Moser

Exceptional results rate Wadham third among Oxford Colleges

Wadham College has been ranked third for academic performance based on 2015 finalists’ results.


students in quad

Essay prize competition open

Submissions are open for two Wadham College prizes, each worth £200, rewarding original essays on any subject.



Candidate Information

Important information for candidates applying to Wadham for entry in October 2016 (or deferred entry in 2017).

Library treasures

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