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Candidate Information

Important information for candidates applying to Wadham for entry in October 2016 (or deferred entry in 2017).

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

Financial networking

Predicting the economy, the Aer Lingus buy-out and wealth management were the subjects of discussions at a successful alumni networking event at Deutsche Bank in London.


Deutsche Bank presentation

In the footsteps of Ada Lovelace…

Promising young scientists spent a day focussed on Engineering at an aspiration day encouraging school girls to consider the sciences at university.


Students compupter programming

Queerfest 2015

Queer Week, Wadham’s annual celebration of LGBTQIA culture, culminated in Queerfest in the gardens on Saturday.



Wonderland 2016 - Ball for all

Student organisers of Wadham’s 2016 Wonderland Ball are launching an access scheme to help students in financial difficulties apply for reduced price tickets.


2016 Wondrland Ball

Law mentoring scheme set to expand

Empowering Wadham women in their legal careers, a mentoring scheme set up by Wadham College Law Society is set to expand.


Law mentoring scheme

Professor Brian Trowell 1931 – 2015

Wadham Emeritus Fellow Brian Trowell died on 12 November 2015 at Oxford.


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Senior scholarships announced

Eleven graduate students have been awarded senior scholarships to help them finance their studies at Wadham College.


Graduate scholarships

Student film competition – My Wadham

All Wadham students are invited to enter a short film competition, with the theme ‘My Wadham’. 


Film competition

Disability, advocacy and the law

Students, Oxford law faculty members and senior members of the judiciary gathered for the final of the 2015 Herbert Smith Freehills Oxford Disability Mooting Championship at Wadham College on Saturday.


Moot winners

Honorary Fellowship for Robert Hannigan CMG

GCHQ Director, Robert Hannigan (1983, Classics) has been appointed as an Honorary Fellow at Wadham College.


Robert Hannigan CMG

Religion in diaspora

Migration, diasporas and citizenship are the focus of a new interdisciplinary collection of essays, co-edited by Wadham’s Jane Garnett, Religion in Disapora, Cultures of Citizenship.


Book cover

Ken Macdonald QC launches Orwell Prize 2016

“The best way to deal with extremist speech is rarely to stop talking” said Wadham College Warden Ken Macdonald QC in his address at the launch of the Orwell Prize 2016.


Orwell prize launch

Student travel

More travel tales from Wadham students who were awarded alumni funded grants to help them travel in relation to their studies. From violin lessons in Egypt to English teaching in Korea and China, find our more about our students' travel experiences.


Korean students

Let's dance!

Dancing in time with others raises your pain threshold and increases social closeness, says research carried out by Wadham’s Emma Cohen and a team from Oxford University's Experimental Psychology and Anthropology Departments.



Have grant - will travel

Generous donations by Wadham alumni enable current students to travel in relation to their studies. From comedy in the US to mountaineering in the Georgian Caucasus, Wadham students report their extraordinary travel tales.



Studying Politics

Students and academics involved in Wadham's Politics Summer School explain what it was all about.

Library treasures

Wadham's collection of rare books includes a Shakespeare first folio and a 1543 publication by Nicolaus Copernicus...

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