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  • Arcola Theatre presents Clarion

    Clarion, a new comedy by Wadham alumnus Mark Jagasia (1991 English), at London's Arcola Theatre from15 April - 16 May.


  • Wadham Alumni London Dinner

    Join fellow alumni for a Wadham dinner in London, with Wadham Fellow in Politics, Paul Martin, speaking on the immiment UK Election.


    London dinner guests

Wadham alumnus to head Rolls Royce

Warren East (1980, Engineering), Chair of Wadham’s Development Council, has been appointed the new CEO of Rolls Royce.


Warren East

Judge Burka 1928 - 2014

Judge Alfred Burka, who died on 31 December 2014 is remembered by Wadham Emeritus Fellow, Jeffrey Hackney.


Two for tee

Wadham golfers were ‘pipped by a point,’ coming second to St Peter’s in the annual Oxford Intercollegiate Golf Tournament at Frilford Heath Golf Club.


Wadham's Intercollegiate team

Making a difference in Sri Lanka

Wadham chapel donated the proceeds from its Hilary term collections to FODAD, a charity which has been supporting a Sri Lankan fishing village community since the 2004 Tsunami struck.  Head of Website and Communications at Wadham, Julia Banfield, took time out of her holiday to visit the community and to see how Wadham donations are making a real difference.


Sri Lankan school children

Comments on the coalition

As the general election fast approaches, alumnus Rory Coonan (1973 English) is one of the team of leading experts who have assessed the policies and consequences of the Coalition government in a major new book, The Coalition Effect (CUP).


Organ transplant

Wadham’s Willis & Sons chapel organ is on the move as, for the first time since its installation to the chapel in 1878, it is to be cleaned and restored.


Chapel organ

Boat Race victory

Wadhamite Maddy Badcott (2013, English) rowed to victory with Oxford University Women’s Boat Club crew in their race against Cambridge on Saturday.


Photo ©: “Boat Race 2015 - Women's Main Race (01)

Drip, drip, drop

What happens when a drip drops? Novel experiments carried out by Wadham Fellow Alfonso Castrejón-Pita and his team, published in the leading journal PNAS show that there is more to a drip than previously thought.


a drip

James Morwood – Richard Curtis’s best teacher

Comedy screenwriter and film-maker Richard Curtis praises his former Harrow teacher, Wadham Emeritus Fellow, James Morwood in an article in the Times Educational Supplement.


The TES article

Remembering Foundation Fellow David Richards 1939-2015

Wadham alumnus and Foundation Fellow David K Richards (1961, PPE) died on 14 March at his home in Santa Monica at the age of 75.


Flag at half mast

Netball victory for Wadham’s women

Wadham’s netball teams have gone from strength to strength over the past two years, with the first team winning 27 out of 30 matches this year as outgoing captain, Daisy Moore (2012, History) reports.


Wadham Old Boys

Alumni matriculating in or before 1960 celebrated their years at Wadham at a splendid reunion Gaudy.


Gaudy guests

Ancient history: A lifetime’s work by Peter Derow

Rome, Polybius, and the East, a collection of essays by the late Peter Derow, has been published by Oxford University Press.


Rome, Polybius, and the East

A day in the life of the Wadham kitchen

Ever wondered what goes on behind the 400 year old wooden door leading to Wadham’s kitchen? From early in the morning, the kitchen bustles with activity as Head Chef Neil Mahon leads his eleven-strong team in preparing up to 600 meals in a day.


Kitchen staff at work

Research focus: Modern classics

A desire to discover and understand the relevance of Classics today sparked research by Wadham Junior Research Fellow, Justine McConnell.


Justine McConnell

Current vacancies

Application deadline for our RJP Williams Junior Research Fellowship in Chemistry is  5 May, 2015.

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

B&B at Wadham

Check out the review or our Bed and Breakfast facilities in the Oxford Mail.

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...