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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.

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  • Summer Eights 2015

    Head down to the River Isis from 27 - 30 May to support Wadham crews taking part in the Summer Eights.


  • Bryce McLeod Workshop and Memorial Event

    A workshop and dinner dedicated to Wadham Maths Fellow, Professor John Bryce McLeod FRS FRSE (1929 - 2014) takes place on 30 May, 2015.


Linnea Jacobsson elected MCR President

Linnea Jacobsson has been elected the new President of Wadham’s Middle Common Room, representing post-graduate students.


Golden years for Wadham Law

Members of the Wadham College Law Society, guests, and current Law students gathered at Wadham to mark the extraordinary longevity of Jeffrey Hackney’s teaching career, celebrating 50 years since Jeffrey first became a Fellow and Tutor in Oxford.


Jeffrey Hackney with colleagues

Russia from the inside

‘Unique and insightful’ describes Russia and Development, a new book by Wadham alumnus Charles Buxton (1969, Russian).


Russia and Development

Wadham buys Iffley Road site

Wadham College is delighted to announce its purchase of the former Ridgeway VW garage and showroom site on the Iffley Road.


Site on Iffley Road

Exploring discrimination law

A Theory of Discrimination Law, a new book by Wadham Fellow Tarunabh Khaitan, provides a theoretical defence of this controversial area of law.


Oxford scientist named conservation hero

Professor David Macdonald, (1986, Zoology), founding Director of Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), has been ranked third in a list of Britain’s 50 most influential conservation heroes.


David Macdonald

Presenting Piers

Wadham alumnus Piers Gibbon (1985, Human Sciences) has experienced drinking hallucinogenic juices, eating a still-beating heart and sharing dinner with some hospitable cannibals. 


Women at Wadham: Past, Present and Future

The importance of making your voice heard, building self-confidence, changing institutional stereotypes and overcoming ‘impostor’ syndrome were among the themes discussed at a one day symposium marking the 40th anniversary of the arrival of women students at Wadham.


women at Wadham

Working with the Red Cross

Opportunities for Wadham medics to work with the Red Cross are being created by Graduate student Daniel Zajarias-Fainsod (2011, Biomedical Engineering) with a ‘Red Cross on Campus’ pilot programme.


At work with the Red Cross

Armchair Reading Room

Leaf through six rare books, including a Shakespeare First Folio and Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary, in a new virtual Reading Room at Wadham College Library.


Reading room

Understanding the possibilities

Broadening horizons and raising aspirations is an important part of Wadham’s access work. As GCSE results are taken into account in university applications, improving awareness about university before students reach sixth form helps them make informed choices as they move through school.


School students on an aspiration day exercise

Inspiring Wadham

Warden of Wadham College Ken Macdonald QC and DPhil student Daniel Zajarias-Fainsod shared their stories at the inaugural Wadham Inspires event



Open Days 2015

Have you booked your place at our forthcoming open days on 1 & 2 July?

Open Day

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...