Play Wadham students chatting in Webb Quad - Photo thanks to Beard

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  • Sunday in Chapel

    Join us for Choral Evensong, sung by the Chapel Choir each Sunday. The services are open to all college members and staff, families and friends as well as members of the public.


    Rainbow over Wadham
  • Sunday Coffee Concerts at the Holywell Music Room

    Sunday morning Oxford Coffee Concerts are back in Wadham's Holywell Music room. 


    Photo of violin by Ira Selendripity on Unsplash

A January letter from a mother to her son

Keeper of the Archives Jeffrey Hackney reveals a letter from 1617, found long ago under the floor in one of the rooms of Staircase 3.


Detail from Gower letter written in 1617

Rowing into 2022

In an article from the Wadham College Boat Club newsletter, Head Coach Rod Andrews reports on a disrupted year of rowing and the challenges ahead.


Wadham blades

£10 million grant creates Leverhulme Centre for Nature Recovery

A £10 million grant has been awarded to a new Oxford nature recovery centre – one of three UK centres established with a hotly-contested Leverhulme Trust 2021 award.


Photo of new plants by Francesco Gallarotti on Unsplash

Journalist of the decade

Wadham Honorary Fellow and alumna Amelia Gentleman has been named Journalist of the Decade at the British Journalism Awards.


Amelia Gentleman

Adventures of Ma Suzhen

The first English translation of 'The Adventures of Ma Suzhen', by Wadham Lecturer Paul Bevan has been published by Palgrave Macmillan.


Detail from the book cover

Cornwall Reading Party 2022

An opportunity for current Wadham undergraduates to enjoy a week of dedicated study combined with relaxation, discussion and household chores near Mevagissey in Cornwall.


Student reading

Research project supports Newham sixth form

Wadham’s Access team has launched an innovative research project with NewVIc Sixth Form College in Newham.


The Charlie Hutchison Project

Penrose portrait unveiled

A portrait of Wadham Emeritus Fellow Sir Roger Penrose, Nobel Laureate in Physics, was unveiled on 6 December.


Roger Penrose (detail from portrait)

Talking climate change

Warden Robert Hannigan is joined by Nathalie Seddon, Fellow in Biology, to discuss COP26 and Nature-based Solutions to climate change. 


Nathalie Seddon

Recognition of distinction

Four Wadham Fellows have been conferred with the title Professor following Oxford University’s 2021 Recognition of Distinction awards.


Professor Sandy Steel

Prize-winning essay

Nicholas Clark (Law 2020) wins the Cheney Prize in Arts and Social Sciences for his essay exploring how ‘being’ and personhood shape our legal system.


Nicholas Clark

Unseen City

Unseen City: The Psychic Lives of the Urban Poor by Wadham Fellow Professor Ankhi Mukherjee goes on sale in UK bookshops this week.


Image from the cover of Unseen City


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

Library manuscript

Visiting Wadham

Wadham College is closed to tourists from 18 December 2021 until further notice. Prospective students should contact the academic office. We look forward to welcoming tourists once COVID restrictions are lifted. 

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