Our 150th Anniversary celebrated on BBC Radio Oxford

In anticipation of our upcoming 150th anniversary we have been working with the Oxfordshire Family History Society to research our first 59 students, who matriculated into the Delegacy for Unattached Students in the academic year 1868-9.

On 19th March, our Development Assistant Colette Lewis appeared on BBC Radio Oxford to speak about some of our exciting findings so far. You can listen to the full segment below:

Dying is easy, Comedy is hard

On 21 February 2018, Sir Tom Stoppard returned to College to deliver his third event during his time so far as this year's Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre. Joined in conversation by Emeritus Fellow and former Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor Patrick Marber, he gave an insightful talk entitled Dying is easy, comedy is hard. You can listen to the podcast of the talk below:

Alumnus appointed Governor of Montserrat

Andrew Pearce OBE (1979, Chemistry) was recently appointed Governor of Montserrat, his latest posting in his 30 years of service for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

Accompanied by his family, Andrew arrived on the Caribbean island on 1st February 2018, and was welcomed with a parade before being sworn in during a special sitting of the Legislative Assembly. He is set to serve as Governor for a three year period initially.

In a statement following his first day in the role, Andrew said:

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Leavers' T-Shirt 2018 - Regular Gift

Leavers' T-Shirt 2018

Impact Report 2018

Click the image below to download our latest Impact Report, so that you can find out all that donations have helped us to achieve this year:

Catz alumnus named Leader of New Zealand's Opposition

Catz alumnus Simon Bridges (2004, Law) was yesterday voted leader of New Zealand’s opposition party, the National Party. Simon studied the BCL at St Catz before returning to New Zealand, where he has been a MP for Tauranga since 2008, during which time he has served as Minister of Transport, Minister of Economic Development and Leader of the House, among other Cabinet roles.

He is the first person with Maori ancestry to serve as leader of the National Party, and the first to lead a major party in New Zealand.


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