Welcoming Sarah Lawrence Programme students

5th October 2017

News, Student news

Twenty-six students from universities in the United States have embarked on their rigorous year-long academic programme at Wadham College.

  • Sarah Lawrence Programme students 2017 with historian and alumnus Allan Chapman.

  • Touring Wadham College

  • The formal 'welcome dinner' in Hall

  • Visiting Blenheim Palace with Wadham students

Their week long orientation programme included, College talks and tours, Oxford tours, a drinks reception and formal dinner in Wadham Hall, a trip to Blenheim Palace, a Bodleian Library tour, Barbeque and Library tour.

Sarah Lawrence Programme students live in College accommodation at Merifield and are taught through the tutorial system, taking two papers a term. Orientation week events are hosted by Wadham students who took part in the Sarah Lawrence Exchange Programme earlier this year.

They study a wide variety of subjects from Organic Chemistry to English Literature and participate in a Core Programme which aims to illuminate aspects of British history and culture and broaden the intellectual experience of students. The Programme includes a series of evening lectures (‘Sarah Lawrence Presents…'), which are open to all members of Wadham as well as trips to places of interest such as Stonehenge and Bath, in addition to a Thanksgiving dinner and Oxford based visits.