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Wadham Gazette

Hot off the press, the latest Wadham Gazette brings a summary of news and views from the past academic year.


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Printing the First Folio

Former Wadham Research Associate Dr John Miles describes the process behind the printing of Shakespeare's First Folio, in a new short film from Wadham Library.


Image from The Shakespeare First Folio

Climate Quiz win for Wadham students

Wadham College students have won first place among Oxford Colleges in a national climate quiz sustainability campaign, organised by Student Switch Off.


Student Switch Off Campaign image

Springboard Project Announced

Balliol, Hertford and Wadham Colleges are collaborating on a new initiative to support school pupils during the pandemic, drawing from the academic expertise of Oxford’s graduate student community. 


Springboard logo

Dorothy Wadham Building scoops two awards

Two Oxford Preservation Trust Awards have been presented to Wadham College celebrating the Dorothy Wadham Building in Iffley Road as one of Oxford’s finest new buildings.


Dorothy Wadham Building

Sir Roger Penrose in conversation

From his earliest memories of mathematical shapes and patterns to theories of consciousness and quasi-stellar objects, Roger Penrose shares his ideas with Wadham alumni in these fascinating discussions.


Melvyn Bragg with Sir Roger Penrose and Ken Macdonald QC

Fairtrade Fortnight 2021

Wadham based students can celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight with a free chocolate brownie with your takeaway dinner.


Fairtrade fortnight banner

Training under lockdown

Selection to the GB under-19 handball team has been an exciting achievement for talented Wadham undergraduate Zoé Lacour.


Zoe Lacour with the GB women's handball team

Student election wins

Congratulations to two Wadham students who have been elected to sabbatical positions at the University of Oxford Student Union.


Kemi and Keisha

Cataloguing history

Some of Wadham’s most valuable medieval manuscripts have been catalogued for the first time in several hundred years thanks to the work of former student Zachary Stone.


Example of a Wadham manuscript

Progress Pride

Wadham is proud to be flying the Progress Pride flag above the College throughout LGBTQ History month.


Progress Pride flag above Wadham

From rust to riches

Could rust be the secret to next-gen computing technology?


 Artist’s impression of the connection of rust with cosmic strings


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

Library manuscript

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