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Can you prepare for Oxford admissions tests and what makes a personal statement stand out?


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Cadet camp Wadham

The tranquility of Wadham’s Front Quad today is a far cry from the training ground it became during the First World War.


military cadets at Wadham College

Homes for students…and local wildlife

Bird nesting and bat roosting areas are being installed as the final brickwork goes up at Wadham’s Iffley Road student accommodation building.


Bird and bat boxes

Social working

A new armchair, compost-heap rats, Zumba on the beach and the world’s first four-second Macbeth were highlights of the 2019 Reading Party, as Fellow Peter Thonemann reports.


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Alumni novels shortlisted for top prize

Debut novels by two Wadham alumni have been nominated for the prestigious Desmond Elliott Prize.


Musical gift

A magnificent harpsichord, gifted to Wadham College by the family of Claus Moser, has moved into its new home in Wadham Chapel.


Building Wadham's future

Wadham College's commitment to its access and outreach work is demonstrated in the construction of Oxford's first dedicated Access Centre and a new Undergraduate Centre for future generations of students. Find out more in this short film.



What makes you proud of Wadham?


Gaudy guests see in summer time

Losing an hour’s sleep as the clocks went forward made no difference to alumni from the eighties who celebrated into British Summer Time at their Gaudy reunion.


Join our Classics/Biology Summer Schools

Calling Year 12 school students! Applications are open for five day Biology and Classics Summer Schools run by Wadham College at the University of Oxford from 19-23 August 2019


Classics summer school

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.

Iffley building progress

Latest news on progress at Wadham's Iffley Road student accommodation building. 


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

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.

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