Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a Legacy

As a result of the long-sighted planning of former generations, and the creativity of our Fellows, staff and students, St Catherine’s is renowned for its openness, ingenuity and creative spirit. By remembering the College in your Will, you are ensuring that this spirit lives on and that future generations of students benefit, not just from an education whilst in College, but from an education for life. Our Legacy Brochure provides further information about how you can make this very special and personal gift.

If you are planning to leave a Legacy to the College, we would be most grateful if you could inform us. You can do so by filling out our Legacy Notification Form online. You can also download the form and send it to us by post or e-mail. Please rest assured that any details you provide will be kept in the strictest confidence.
 
Legacies made to St Catherine’s College are exempt from Inheritance Tax in the UK and are simple to put into effect by making a revision to your Will or adding a Codicil. Under UK law, those who leave at least 10% of their estate to charity may be eligible to receive a 4% cut on their Inheritance Tax. Independent legal advice is essential in ensuring that a Legacy is made in the most appropriate and tax-effective way.

We are exceptionally grateful to all of the alumni and friends who have pledged to make this most personal of gifts. In gratitude, we invite our Legators to the Dean Kitchin Circle Lunch, which is held in College biennially. Named after the Delegacy’s first head-of-house, George Kitchin, the Lunch provides us with a fitting opportunity to celebrate our Legators’ generosity.