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Open Day 18 September:

Don't forget to sign up for the admissions talk and sandwich lunch

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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.

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  • Exhibition: Anna Gillespie, Sculptor

    An exhibition of figurative sculptures by Wadham alumna Anna Gillespie (1983, PPE) begins at the Beaux Arts gallery in London on 3 September.


    Sculpture, the ties that bind
  • Boat Club Society Regatta and Dinner

    Wadham rowers past and present are invited to join Wadham College Boat Club Society for their annual Regatta and Dinner on 5 September.


    Wadham blades

Inspirational Politics

Who is in charge in UK politics? What is power and what are rights? These questions and more have been discussed and debated at Wadham’s inaugural Politics Summer School for East London school students.


Politics summer school

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

Wadham hosts Agency for the Modernisation of Ukraine meeting

Warden Ken Macdonald QC and fellow Agency for the Modernisation of Ukraine work-stream leaders met at Wadham College to fine-tune the "Ukraine Modernisation Programme" this week.


AMU members

Thumbs up for Wadham B & B

Tourists and travellers spending their summers in Oxford are increasingly looking to the colleges for B & B facilities and finding Wadham to be a perfect place to stay.


Wadham College

Reading Chaucer's poems

Read Chaucer’s poems, guided line by line by Wadham Emeritus Fellow, leading poet and medievalist Bernard O’Donoghue.


Reading Chaucer's Poems

Making maths work

Promising young mathematicians from across Europe have gathered at Wadham to talk maths for six weeks in a programme funded by the Clay Mathematics Institute and Wadham donors.


Financial help for graduate study

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


graduate study

Access Roadshow

Wadham’s access team hit the road in July visiting ten state schools and talking to some 1000 students in Luton and Bedfordshire in just one week.


Emily Cannon with school students

1963 Classicists reunite

Six classicists who joined Wadham in 1963 returned to College to celebrate the fifty years since they sat Mods, as alumnus Tony Denny reports.


spot the difference

Engineering the future

Understanding how a combination of maths and physics can solve real world problems has been an eye-opening experience for school students taking part in the UNIQ Engineering Summer School, supported by Wadham College alumni.



Tour de force

As Wadham students headed off for the long vacation the Chapel Choir set out on a tour to northern Europe, as chorister Cameron Henderson-Begg reports.


Engineering reunion and summer celebration

Generations of engineers return to Wadham to celebrate their subject and the successful campaign to endow the Colin Wood Fellowship in Engineering.


Wadham Engineering alumni

Essay prize competition open

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



Wadham GAs to the rescue

Two fledglings that found themselves unable to escape from the light-well of the McCall MacBain Graduate Centre have been successfully returned to ‘the wild’ by Wadham General Assistants.



Celebrating the underdogs

Wadham’s Second XI may not have won many of their matches this season but spirits have remained high as Captain Ben Zaranko (2013 Economics and Management) reports.


Wadham’s Second XI

Open Day 18 September

Let our student guides show you round Wadham College. Don't forget to book your place for a sandwich lunch and admissions talk .

Research focus: The harmony of Japan

A passion to understand the mechanics of music combined with a love of Japan, its language and culture have fuelled the research of Wadham’s Jonathan Service.


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...