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  • NbS Digital Dialogues

    Wadham Fellow Nathalie Seddon will be hosting a virtual event to discuss key issues around Nature-based Solutions. 


    Event poster
  • Benefactors' Evening of Music and Poetry

    Benefactors are invited to join the Warden for a virtual evening of music and poetry, in lieu of our annual Benefactors' Garden Party.   


    Event flyer showing Wadham gardens

Essay competition open

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



Essay writing

Closing the Year- A Week in the Life

Ann Ang (DPhil English, 2018) shares a week in the life of a graduate student in lockdown at her home in Singapore.


Ann and and pictures from her week

Building visit

Join Warden Ken Macdonald QC as he takes a peek around the new Undergraduate and Access Centres.


Wadham's William Doo Undergraduate Centre

Wadham students support staff

Wadham students have contributed nearly £20,000 towards staff employment costs in an effort to support the College during COVID-19.


Wadham students in the garden

OxVent - A Ventilator to Meet Covid-19 Demands

Following in the footsteps of their Royal Society predecessors, Wadham Fellows share their experience of answering a government call for more ventilators to meet COVID-19 demand.


OxVent founders Andrew Farmery and Mark Thompson

Choral coup

Current and past members of Wadham's Chapel Choir joined forces for this glorious musical lockdown performance. 


Wadham Chapel Choir

Meet SU President Aaron

Aaron Kai Shankar (German and Portuguese, 2019) won the Student Union presidential election with a manifesto focused on working toward the Oxford Living Wage for Wadham staff and greater inclusivity in Wadham Student Union.


Aaron Kai Shankar

Impact Report 2020

Sharing evidence from Wadham’s access programmes in order to support best practice, Wadham’s 2020 Impact Report charts expansion of the College’s ground-breaking work.


Wadham Impact Report

Dorothy Wadham Building shortlisted for RIBA award

The Royal Institute of British Architects has shortlisted Wadham’s new second year student accommodation building in Iffley Road this year’s RIBA South Awards. 


The Dorothy Wadham Building Quad

Technology and Privacy in the Pandemic

More than 200 alumni from across the world gathered on Zoom to hear Robert Hannigan (Classics 1983), former Director of GCHQ, discussing Technology and Privacy in the Pandemic with Warden Ken Macdonald QC.  


Technology and Privacy in the Modern World poster

Community support

Enabling community larders and distributing food to those in need, Wadham alumna Stephanie Hall has been working with Oxford Together since lockdown began back in March.


Distributing food parcels

Remote study - a week in the life

In the second of our features following student lives under lockdown, Joseph Geldman (English, 2018) shares his experience of remote study.


Joseph Geldman (English) working from home

Message from our Warden

As Trinity Term ends, Warden Ken Macdonald QC gives a video update on life at Wadham College during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Screenshot of Wadham staff


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

Library manuscript

Access to Excellence

Building an inclusive community for the future - Wadham's Back Quad Development comprises Oxford's first-ever purpose-built Access Centre and a fully accessible Undergraduate Centre. More

Watch progress via our webcam

New building

Visiting Wadham

To prevent the spread of Covid-19, Wadham is closed to tourists. When current restrictions are lifted Wadham welcomes visitors during opening times and prospective students at any time (when occasional restricted events are taking place you may be asked to return).

Term time
13.00 - 16.15
Out of term
10.30 - 11.45
13.00 - 16.15