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Research focus: Jasmine Fledderjohann examines differences in the length of time that male and female babies are breastfed in India and the correlation with higher infant mortality rates for girls.

Jasmine Fledderjohann

November Veggie Pledge

Wadham students are joining forces with students across Oxford in taking the ‘Veggie Pledge’.

Frame by frame

The long and painstaking process of restoring old and damaged film in order to preserve the greatest movies from across the world was described by the Criterion Collection’s Peter Becker at the Wadham Movie Masterclass.

Peter Becker

Signing in

New Wadham Fellows were officially 'signed in' to the College at a ceremony in the Warden's Lodgings this week.

Signing in

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

Candidate information

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

Holiday of a Wadham

Watch broadcaster and sportsman Chris Hollins relive his holiday of a lifetime at Wadham College in a BBC TV travel show presented by Len Goodman.

Ignorance of the ‘ists’

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

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.

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

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

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

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 events marking 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...