Alumni & Friends

Accommodation for Degree Day Weekends

The College has some limited bed and breakfast availability for the three Degree Day weekends in July (16th, 22nd & 23rd and 29th & 30th) for graduating Catz students or their families.


This is ensuite bed and breakfast accommodation and is offered on a first come first served basis to all members of the public. Anyone interested in booking can do so directly via the Catz Conferences' website


Vote for Mark Simpson for 'The Times' Breakthrough Award!!

Mark Simpson (2008, Music) has been nominated for The Times Breakthrough Award.

Nominees cover the arts spectrum from literature and dance to film and television. Mark commented, "It would be brilliant if classical music can win out this time!"

Show your support for the St Catz community and vote for Mark here:

Voting is open until 6th May and the award is presented on 5th June at the Savoy.


The Alan Tayler Maths Fund

By supporting the Alan Tayler Fund, you will be helping to preserve the high quality of our tutorial teaching in Maths and honouring the great legacy of Alan and his colleagues at the College.

To make your gift, please click on the links below:

Give Online
(You will be transferred to the University of Oxford’s online giving page, and your gift will be allocated to the Alan Tayler Maths Fund)

Give by Post
(download a Giving Form)

The generosity of alumni such as you makes a wonderful difference at St Catz. For further information about the impact of your support, you can read our brochure. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to e-mail us on or call us on +44(0)1865 271705. 

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Open Seminar

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is holding an open seminar on the subject of, ‘The Media and the Environment: New and Old Challenges’. Chaired by Tom Sheldon, (Senior Press Manager, Science Media Centre), there will be a range of participants representing legacy and new media, including Fiona Harvey (Environment Correspondent, The Guardian), Milene Larsson (Senior Reporter, Vice News), Kelly Oakes (Science Editor, BuzzFeed UK) and Alister Doyle (Environment Correspondent, Thomson Reuters).


Date: Friday 13th May 2016


Time: 5-6.30pm

Hege Larsen wins best oral presentation at Experimental Biology Conference

St Catz DPhil student Hege Larsen (2011, Medical Sciences) won an award for the best oral presentation at the Experimental Biology cross disciplinary conference in San Diego for her talk entitled ‘Dysregulation of cardiac camp in nicotine stimulated sympathetic neuronal-myocyte co-cultures from hypertensive rats: Are sympathetic neurons the primary driver of the autonomic hypertension?’.

Book a place at the next Degree Day

We have a few spaces left at the Degree Day on Saturday 4 June for any alumni who have not yet had their degree conferred at a ceremony. If you would like to attend you would be required to be at the College for 11.00am and you can bring up to three guests. There is an optional lunch for you and your guests before the ceremony in the afternoon.

2016 Wallace Watson Award winners announced

The 2016 Wallace Watson Award lecture was a huge success. Last year’s winner Thomas Joy (2013, Engineering) provided an informative and inspiring presentation, filled with plenty of personal anecdotes, about his solo trip across the Pyrenees. At the end of the evening, the 2016 Award winners were announced. Angus Young (2013, Chemistry) is going to be cycling across Asia, whilst William Hartz (2013, Chemistry) will be heading deep into the Arctic Circle following in the ski tracks of the 1923 Oxford University Arctic Expedition.

Alumni Books

These pages allow us to showcase the published works of our Alumni (alphabetised by surname). For more information about a particular item please click on the 'More Info' link.

Please be aware that the College is not responsible for content on external pages.

Happy reading!



Fellows Publications

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