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Message from our Warden

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

Screenshot of Wadham staff

Two awards for Wadham Lecturer

Wadham Lecturer Benjamin Walker has been recognised by the Society for Mathematical Biology.


Wadham Lecturer, Ben Walker

Poetry in isolation

Addressing aspects of living in lockdown, a group of first year Wadham English students have composed creative responses to the Old English poems they are studying. 


Poetry in lockdown

Professor Peter Day FRS 1938-2020

Wadham College is saddened to announce the death of Honorary Fellow and alumnus Peter Day (Chemistry, 1957).


Wadham flag at half mast

Student life under lockdown

So what is it like to be a student in lockdown? Wadham undergraduate Zahra Grieve, (Classics, 2018) shares her experience of third week of Trinity Term. 


Zahra Grieve

Special Mention for Wadham Fellow

Wadham Fellow Prof Tarunabh Khaitan and co-author Dr Jane Calderwood Norton have received a Special Mention award by the International Journal of Constitutional Law (I•CON) under its Best Article Prize 2020. 


Professor Tarun Khaitan

Virtual garden tour

Wadham's glorious gardens are looking their spring time best.


Flower in Wadham garden

Perceptions of existence

The poetry of Yves Bonnefoy and philosophy of Jean-Luc Nancy have inspired a new book by Wadham Fellow and Tutor in French, Dr Emily McLaughlin.


Emily McLauglin

Student app enables eco-friendly eating

Carbon Codes, a start-up devoted to increasing the environmental sustainability of the food service industry, is to be launched by Wadham students.


The Carbon Codes team

6 ways Oxford Interviews are like Tutorials

A new film, 6 ways Oxford  Interviews are like Tutorials has been created by Wadham’s Access team to demonstrate teaching  and interviewing methods in Oxford.  


Video image with Wadham students

Collaboration supports hot meals for vulnerable

Wadham College has joined forces with University and Jesus Colleges to provide a hot meal delivery service to a group of elderly and vulnerable people in the Oxford community.


Ready meals

Building progress in pictures

While most of our students and staff work from home, construction continues on the William Doo Undergraduate Centre and Dr Lee Shau Kee Building - Oxford's first purpose built access centre.


Undergraduate Centre from the Cloister Garden

Royal Society Fellowship for Ben Berks

Wadham’s Professor Ben Berks is among the exceptional scientists elected as a 2020 Fellow of the Royal Society.


Ben Berks


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