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  • Freshers Week 2020

    Welcome to Wadham!


    Students arrive at Wadham
  • Wadham Queer Week

    The rainbow flag is raised, lights in the front quad glow pink and Wadham students organise a week-long series of seminars, talks and events celebrating gender diversity and equality.


    Rainbow flag

Jeremy Montagu 1927–2020

It is with great sadness that we share news of the death of Emeritus Fellow Jeremy Montagu, former curator of the Bate Collection of Musical Instruments and lecturer in the Faculty of Music.

Jeremy Montagu

Poetry in Practice

Poetry in Practice, the first publication by the Wadham Poetry Collective, is now live.


Poetry book

Introducing Webb Quad

Introducing Webb Quad, Wadham’s newly landscaped quadrangle, bordered by our new undergraduate and access Centres, the Bowra buildings and Holywell Music Room.


Webb Quad

Biden v Trump: The most important election in a generation

Voter turnout will decide the results of the next US Presidential election agreed Lissa Muscatine and James Warlick in a discussion with Wadham alumni.


Event speakers

Wadham meals back on the menu

As Wadham staff and students return to College, our catering and Hall teams have introduced new dining measures to protect our community during the pandemic. 


Sandwich lunches

Empower Her Voice goes global

After a hugely successful summer programme, Empower Her Voice, the project launched by Wadham students back in 2017 has gained new momentum.


girls attending a mentoring programme

Music at the 1610

Early music from the 16th Century fills Wadham Hall during this 1610 Society Evening of Music and Conversation.




50s Oxford snapshots

When alumnus John Walsh died recently, his son David rediscovered his father’s photographic record of Oxford undergraduate life in the 1950s.


Morris dancing

Holywell Street gets an upgrade

Wadham’s Holywell Street façade has been renovated and repaired following a refurbishment project over the summer.


Holywell Street buildings

Graduate scholarships announced

Wadham has announced eleven senior scholarships, each worth £500, available to post-graduate students from Michaelmas term 2020.


Wadham students


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 and prospective students are asked to contact Admissions. When current restrictions are lifted, visitors are welcome 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