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Supporting summer schools

Why study Engineering and why attend a summer school? Warden Ken Macdonald QC explains why Wadham supported the UNIQ Engineering Summer School, and participants describe what they learned in this short video.

engineering summer school

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
  • Boat burning in the Wadham gardens

    Celebrating the rowing victory of the Women's 1st VIII going Head of the River in both 2015 Torpids and Summer Eights, a traditional boat burning will take place in the Fellows' Garden


    Boat burning
  • Clarion at the Arcola Theatre

    Clarion, the acclaimed comedy by Wadham alumnus Mark Jagasia (1991 English), returns to London's Arcola Theatre for four weeks from 20 October.



Moving in

Wadham's student Freshers Committee welcomes arriving students and their families as 2015 Michaelmas term begins.


Moving in

British Academy prize for Wadham Fellow

Wadham Fellow Ankhi Mukherjee has been awarded the British Academy Rose Mary Crawshay Prize for Literature 2015.


Ankhi Mukherjee

Ten years on

More than 130 alumni from the years 2002-2005 met for a particularly lively College reunion on 25 September.


Conquering Kilimanjaro

They made it! Wadham undergraduates, Paddy Greaves, Andy Mummery and Pete Morgan have successfully reached the summit of Kilimanjaro, raising money for Oxford RAG charities.


Wadham climbers

Room ten unveiled

A virtual exhibition room, recreating an exhibition commemorating the 400th anniversary of John Wilkins's birth, has opened in Wadham’s online library.


The exhibition room

Tales of the unexpected at the Wadham Alumni Dinner

TV presenter, voiceover artist and conference host Piers Gibbon (1985, Human Sciences) amused Wadham Society members with extraordinary tales of his jungle experiences at their annual dinner on Saturday 12 September.


Wadham Alumni Dinner guests

Talking Wadham at the 1610

At their annual gathering, members of Wadham’s 1610 Society enjoyed an afternoon of entertaining and informative academic talks, followed by a drinks reception and black tie dinner in Hall.


1610 guests

Outstanding research in Chemistry

Wadham PhD student Andrew Jupp has been awarded the prestigious Reaxys PhD Prize 2015 for outstanding research in Chemistry.


Andrew Jupp and fellow prize winners.

Wadham unveils plans for canal wharf development

Wadham College has unveiled plans for the proposed redevelopment of Aristotle House, the site of the old canal wharf that it owns in Aristotle Lane, Oxford, OX2, at a public exhibition.


Aristotle House site

Dr Lee Shau Kee honoured by Oxford University

Business leader and philanthropist Dr Lee Shau Kee has been admitted to Oxford University’s prestigious Chancellor’s Court of Benefactors.


Dr Lee Shau Kee

Research focus: Sara Motta on the mysteries of black holes

A desire to improve our understanding of black holes is driving research by Junior Research Fellow Sara Motta.


Black holes

Warden Moser 1922 - 2015

Warden of Wadham College Ken Macdonald QC has made the following announcement: "It is with the greatest sadness that the College has learned of the death of its former Warden, Lord Moser KCB, CBE.


Claus Moser

Performance-enhancing friends

Researchers, led by Wadham College Fellow Emma Cohen, have discovered a completely legal performance enhancer: friends.


Wadham women's football team

Classics Week

Exploring ancient Greece and Rome in the Ashmolean Museum’s Department of Antiquities was one highlight of the 2015 Classics Summer School.


Classsics students at the Ashmolean

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

Essay prize competition open

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



Candidate Information

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

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