Year 9/10 Aspiration Days
Wadham welcomes groups of up to 15 pupils per school.
Wadham’s access and outreach team provides a responsive and inclusive programme to help young people make informed choices about their futures. Part of the Access to Excellence Programme.
Under the University’s Regionalisation Scheme, each Oxford College focuses their outreach work on particular local authorities across the UK. Our link regions are Barking and Dagenham, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hackney, Havering, Islington, Luton, Newham, Redbridge and Tower Hamlets.
A chance to spend a day at Wadham finding out more about studying here.
A programme for Year 12 students, funded by and run in collaboration with global law firm, Linklaters. The programme has 20 spaces and is designed around the first year of a law undergraduate degree.
A programme for Year 12 students, funded by and run in collaboration with Barclays Corporate & Investment Bank. The programme has 20 spaces and is designed around core skills for university learning and careers in banking.
Open to all state schools in Bedfordshire, Central Bedford and Luton. This project works with pupils in Y10-11 aiming to raise awareness of courses available at university and provide guidance to support progression to Higher Education.
The Charlie Hutchison Project is an innovative research project which supports NewVic sixth form students, and other pupils studying in Newham and Tower Hamlets, to increase attainment at A-level and develop skills for Arts/Humanities at university.
Pupils take part in a week-long academic programme, live in College, meet student ambassadors studying at Oxford, and receive information, advice and guidance on applying to university. Applicants must be year 12s studying at a UK state school or sixth form. There are 48 places available each year, across three subject streams: Classics, Modern Languages, and Biology & Human Sciences.
Many thanks to Wadham alumni and the McCall MacBain Foundation for funding specific subject streams.
Wadham offers workshops to link schools to support university applications including the Oxbridge application process. These include:
Creating a Personal Statement Workshops
Editing a Personal Statement Workshops
Admissions Test Workshops
Contact our access team to arrange a visit to Wadham for your school or if you would like our staff to visit you.
Dr Hugh Munro
Access and Outreach Officer