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  • Biology Subject Reunion with Emeritus Fellow, Professor David Mabberley

    Alumni who studied Biology are invited to join current students for an afternoon academic programme at Plant Sciences followed by drinks and dinner at Wadham, marking the  70th birthday of renowned botanist and Emeritus Fellow Professor David Mabberley.


  • Benefactors' Garden Party

    Recent donors and those intending to leave a bequest to Wadham are invited, with families, to enjoy an afternoon party in our stunning garden.



Open Days

Wadham College looks forward to welcoming all prospective undergraduate applicants to the 2018 Oxford University Open Days on Wednesday 27, Thursday 28 June, and Friday 14 September.

Venue hire and accommodation

Wadham College's historic buildings, magnificent gardens and comfortable accommodation combined with its central location, up to the minute facilities and excellent catering, provide the perfect location for your conference, summer school, reception, dinner, overnight stay or meeting. Explore Wadham's conference facilities.

conference facilities

A novel Reading Party

Wadham students familiar with the College’s annual Cornwall Reading Party will be intrigued by a first book by alumna, Fenella Gentleman, The Reading Party.


Fenella Gentleman

Water polo win

Wadham’s water polo team has won ‘Cuppers’, the coveted annual intercollegiate sporting competition.


Water polo team

Social Mobility Summit 2018

“Recruitment should be about what you know, not who you know” said Dr Louise Ashley, speaking at Wadham’s Social Mobility Summit in London.


Social Mobility summit

Makespace Oxford wins innovation award

Wadham-backed community workspace project, Makespace Oxford, wins Oxfordshire Charity and Volunteer Award.


Makespace Oxford Instagram

RAP – Wadham Graduate Conference

RAP – ‘Recycle a Paper’ – brought together nine speakers at Wadham’s Graduate Conference this June.


Gaduate conference

Dorothy’s Lip relaunches

Some 15 years since its last issue, Dorothy’s Lip, Wadham’s radical feminist magazine, has been relaunched this term to provide a forum for women to express creativity and promote feminist activism.


Rachel Collett

Summer Eights 2018

A big year for Wadham at Summer Eights - our women’s first boat defending a headship of four years, and our three men’s boats hoping to secure bumps, or even blades.


rowing at Wadham

Harassment in Academia

What can be done to address sexual misconduct in university settings?


Event discussion

Gazette Editor announced

Dr Geoffrey Brooker, Emeritus Fellow at Wadham College, is to be the next Editor of the Wadham Gazette.


Dr Geoffrey Brooker

Who watches the watchers?

Are there enough checks and balances on our intelligence agencies? The Hon. Sir Nicholas Blake tells Wadham Human Rights Forum about the creation and work of the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office.


Sir Nicholas Blake

Social Mobility and Education

Oxford’s crucial social mobility role, through offering access to its world class education to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, has been highlighted by the release of its admissions statistics


Wadham netball team wins Cuppers Tournament

Wadham girls' netball team wins the Hilary term Cuppers Tournament.


Wadham netballers

Calling Wadham artists

Now’s the time to showcase your artistic skill by producing an original Wadham-inspired painting, drawing or image which could be featured in a series of postcards.


Wadham artists

Improving diversity

Wadham College warmly welcomes today’s release of undergraduate admissions statistics by the University of Oxford. Although we know that much more needs to be done in broadening access to an Oxford education, we are also proud of our progress so far - and we hope that the release of this data will help to inform public debate on Oxford’s admissions policies and record.


Wadham students lead a tour of College

Building progress

Latest news on the Dorothy Wadham Building student accommodation project on Iffley Road where construction work is now underway. Webcam images


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

Access to Excellence

Wadham's ambitious programme to achieve fair access to university.

Wadham College

Visiting Wadham

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