Wadham’s graduate accommodation is at Merifield or Lathbury Road in Summertown or at Castle Mill flats near Port Meadow.
Merifield and Lathbury Road in Summertown
Merifield is a modern, secure, purpose built accommodation complex situated in Summertown within walking and cycling distance of Oxford city centre.Merifield in pictures Lathbury Road in pictures
Merifield is situated in Ferry Pool Road, Summertown, North Oxford, and accommodates 147 Wadham students with dedicated buildings for graduates.
Merifield comprises 30 modern self-catering apartments, each with four or five bedrooms (a total of 139 bedrooms). All apartments have a spacious open plan kitchen, dining and living area. All ground floor apartments have terraced doors in the living area opening onto landscaped gardens; a number also have bedrooms with terraced doors leading directly into the gardens. All first floor apartments have living rooms with terraced doors leading onto balconies facing the gardens. There are also 4 self-contained apartments with two bedrooms available for student couples.
We also have limited graduate student rooms in a house on Lathbury Road, Summertown, and at the main College site on Parks Road in central Oxford.
All our graduate students have regular access to the McCall Mac Bain Graduate Centre situated in the back quad of our main site at Wadham College. The Centre is open 24/7 and provides quiet space for work, meeting areas, common rooms, library and leisure facilities including a media room, kitchen and a bar.
Located in Summertown, Merifield is approximately 1.2 miles from Wadham. Getting to Merifield takes about 25 minutes on foot, or 10-15 minutes by bus or bicycle.
Merifield in Oxford's Summertown
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Castle Mill flats near Port Meadow
To ensure all first year graduate students are offered accommodation, Wadham has an arrangement with the University of Oxford to offer single en-suite study bedrooms at Castle Mill. The residences are owned and managed by the University.More about Castle Mill
Castle Mill is in close proximity to the centre of Oxford, located between the railway line and the picturesque Port Meadow. The residence is within easy reach of all local amenities and transport links, including a short walk to Oxford’s railway station. There is a designated cycle track that leads from the site to Port Meadow car park and Walton Well Road. This gives cycle and pedestrian access to Jericho, North Oxford and the Science site, bypassing the city centre.
The accommodation is arranged in four, five and six bed apartments. All study bedrooms are fitted to a high standard and include an en-suite shower, toilet and washbasin. All study bedrooms share a fully fitted kitchen (Oven and hob, fridge/freezer, toaster and kettle) and dining/living area.
Each bedroom contains a single bed, wardrobe, desk with three drawers, chair and easy chair, chest of drawers and a bookshelf. Residents are expected to provide their own bedding (including duvet and pillow), kitchen utensils and crockery/cutlery.
Castle Mill is staffed with a team of caretakers on weekdays. There is a comprehensive CCTV monitoring system and access to the residences is via an electronic entry system. Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, on-site coin operated laundry, four common rooms which can be booked for parties and other gatherings, and bike storage.
While residents are responsible for cleaning their own rooms, kitchens and other common areas are cleaned regularly.
What is the contract length?
Tenancy agreements are with the University of Oxford and run from 12 September – 31 July.
Further informationAccommodation office Graduate Centre
Further information is available from the Accommodation Office located in the Bursary next to Staircase 13 in College. Our Accommodation Officer, Jo Wheble is happy to help with any queries or problems.
Contact:Phone: +44 (0)1865 277968
Visit: Accommodation Office, First Floor, Bursary, Wadham College, Parks Road