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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.

conference facilities

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

Royal Society of Chemistry award for Mark Wallace

Wadham’s Tutorial Fellow in Chemistry, Mark Wallace has been awarded the 2015 Royal Society of Chemistry Norman Heatley Award.


Mark Wallace

Wadstock 2015

Students gathered in Wadham's gardens on Saturday for Wadstock, the annual music festival.


Wadstock guests

Research Focus: Taking control

Maths is a passion for Athena Picarelli, Wadham’s Nomura Junior Research Fellow in Mathematics. More specifically, she investigates deterministic and stochastic optimal control, Hamilton-Jacobi equations and numerical methods for linear and non-linear partial differential equations.


Athena Picarelli

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...