Movie Masterclass with the Criterion Collection's Peter Becker

Thursday 23 October, 5.30pm, Gillese Badun Seminar Room, McCall MacBain Graduate Centre

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The negativity associated with Islamists, considered in the same way as terrorists and extremists, was explored by the Daily Telegraph’s Chief Political Commentator Peter Oborne, at Wadham Human Rights Forum.

Peter Oborne

On the radio

After only two weeks in Oxford, Wadham’s Sarah Lawrence Programme student Mary Johnson (Psychology with Russian Literature), launches her own radio programme on Oxide student radio.

Mary Johnson

Curiosity-led science

The vital role of curiosity in the invention and development of science was celebrated in a science-focused day at Wadham College and the Sheldonian Theatre.

  • Movie Masterclass with Peter Becker

    Film after film: curating cinema in the digital age
    with the Criterion Collection’s Peter Becker


  • Sunday Coffee Concerts at the Holywell Music Room

    The Oxford Coffee Concerts began in 1986 and have since established themselves as one of the most successful chamber music series in the country. The concerts are held nearly every Sunday morning throughout the year in the stunning setting of Wadham's Holywell Music Room, with performances by the best musicians and ensembles from this country and abroad.


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

Biology research for Wadham students

An opportunity for Wadham’s biology students to get research experience in the laboratory has been created thanks to funding from a generous alumnus.

research student

Telephone campaign raises £314,000

Heartfelt thanks to all alumni who took time to speak with Wadham students during our recent telephone campaign. Our students made contact with alumni as far away as Australasia and South America, raising £314,000 for the Wadham Fund.

Wadham telethon students

The price of corn

Emeritus Fellow Jeffrey Hackney considers his role as a University of Oxford Clerk of the Market.

Backing cancer support

More than £500 was raised by Wadham College for Macmillan Cancer Support following a successful coffee morning, raffle and breakfast.

College works

Gender neutral toilets in the JCR Bar and new glazing and decoration of the Bowra building are some of  the many refurbishments which have been carried out across the College site over the summer.

Bowra building

Fellows of distinction

Wadham Fellows Phillip Bullock and Martin Bureau have been conferred with the title Professor following the 2014 Recognition of Distinction process by the University of Oxford.

Philip Bullock and Martin Bureau

Supporting research and women

Wadham is delighted to announce the appointment of six new Junior Research Fellows, five of whom are women.

Candidate information

Important information for candidates applying to Wadham for entry in October 2015 (or deferred entry in 2016). More

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

Celebrating Wadham's women

Remarkable women representing the four decades since the admission of women to Wadham in 1974 took part in a panel discussion with Wadham alumni on 27 September.

Wadham's women

Seventies celebrations

Over 100 alumni from the years 1974-1978 celebrated their Gaudy on a beautiful autumnal evening, with drinks in the Cloisters Garden and black tie dinner in Hall. 

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.

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.

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...