27 January 2023

Congratulations to our 2023 offer-holders !

We are delighted to be able to announce that this year we gave 174 students the news that they have…

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9 January 2023

2023 Catz Telethon Campaign – a fantastic work opportunity for Catz students!

We’d love to hear from you!!   St Catherine’s College Telethon Campaign, March 2023   We are looking for outgoing,…


2 December 2022

Latest Alumni Publications

Here you’ll find the latest round-up of publications written by Catz alumni. If you’ve recently published a book, or have…

A close-up image of a pen filling in a survey. News

2 December 2022

Alumni: share your views on Catz!

Calling all alumni: can you spare 15 minutes to share your views on St Catz in our 2022-23 alumni survey?…

Tom Phillips sits in his studio surrounded by his work. News

1 December 2022

Tom Phillips (1937-2022)

Tom was born in Clapham, south-west London, to Margaret (nee Arnold) and David Phillips. Margaret ran a boarding house and…

Three students sit around a table and talk. News

29 November 2022

The Master’s Fund for Enhancing the Student Experience

This Giving Tuesday, a day of giving celebrated globally, we are very proud to launch the new Master’s Fund for…

The logo of The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction. News

18 November 2022

Catz alum wins the Baillie Gifford Prize

Catz alumna Katherine Rundell (2005, English Language & Literature) has won the 2022 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction for her…

An image taken of the exhibition, showing a row of portraits of Ukrainian women. News

3 November 2022

Exhibition on pioneering women in Ukraine

An exhibition running at Catz this term will tell the stories of a series of pioneering women from Ukraine. The…

The four Catz students sit behind the University Challenge desk. Their surnames are Olive, Laskowski, Spacey and Partis. 'St Catherine's - Oxford' appears on the front of the desk. News

2 November 2022

Catz team on University Challenge

A team from St Catherine’s appeared on the long-running television quiz show University Challenge last night (1 November). The team,…

An image of Donald Perkins sits beside the College crest. News

1 November 2022

Donald Perkins (1925-2022)

St Catherine’s College is saddened to share the news that Professor Donald Perkins CBE FRS, Emeritus Fellow, has died aged…

An image of Sam Wolfe to the right, with the Leverhulme Trust logo to the left. News

21 October 2022

Sam Wolfe awarded Philip Leverhulme Prize

Sam Wolfe, Catz Fellow and Professor of French and Romance Linguistics, has been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize from…

Adjoa Andoh stands with her arms apart as she delivers a lecture in front of an audience. News

19 October 2022

‘We and all our stories are worthy’: Adjoa Andoh delivers her inaugural lecture

Actor, director and producer Adjoa Andoh delivered her inaugural lecture as the Cameron Mackintosh Visiting Professor of Contemporary Theatre on…

A silhouette of the Oxford skyline, with the University of Oxford and Saïd Business School logos. Text reads: All-Innovate, the University of Oxford's inter-college idea competition. News

20 September 2022

Oxford’s All-Innovate Ideas Competition launches for 2022-23

All-Innovate, the University’s entrepreneurship competition, has launched for the 2022-23 academic year. The competition, based in the University’s Saïd Business…


14 September 2022

Memorial fund established in honour of Richard Parish

A memorial fund has been established in memory of the late Richard Parish. Professor Parish was the College’s longest-serving tutorial…

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8 September 2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 1926-2022

St Catherine’s College is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Her Majesty The Queen. Acceding to the…

A graphic of a stack of books, mini ladders leant against them and the words 'Lit Hits' to the side. News

2 September 2022

Pick your next read with LitHits

An initiative spearheaded by a Catz Fellow is helping to get people reading. LitHits is a digital reading project founded…

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25 August 2022

Catz’s unique architecture features on design programme

The architecture of St Catherine’s, by famed Danish architect Arne Jacobsen, has this week featured on an episode of Monocle…

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21 July 2022

Eleanor Stride appointed Commissioner to 1851 Royal Commission

Catz Fellow Eleanor Stride had been appointed as a Commissioner of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. The…

Byron sits behind a desk with a laptop and books in front of him, and beside a model of a wind turbine. Behind him are bookshelves. News

19 July 2022

Byron Byrne: Oxford Professor, award-winning innovator, cricketer

This ‘Oxford Profile’ on Catz Fellow Byron Byrne discovers more about his Oxford career, his world-changing research and… cricket.  …

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1 July, 2022

Exhibition on a Russian-Ukrainian genderqueer hero

An exhibition is running at Catz this month which tells the story of a Russian-Ukrainian genderqueer hero. Aleksandr Aleksandrov (born…


22 June 2022

Catz alumni recognised in 2022 Birthday Honours

St Catherine’s College is pleased to share the news that two alumni have been recognised in the 2022 Birthday Honours….


17 June 2022

Latest Alumni Publications

Here you’ll find the latest round-up of publications written by Catz alumni. If you’ve recently published a book, or have…

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16 June 2022

Master’s round-up of the year

The Master, Professor Kersti Börjars, reflects on the 2021-22 academic year at St Catherine’s: I started as Master of St…


8 June 2022

Kia Nobre awarded prestigious Heineken Prize

Kia Nobre, Catz Fellow and Professor of Translational Cognitive Neuroscience, has been awarded one of the Netherlands’ most prestigious international…

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30 May 2022

Oar-some success at Summer Eights

Niamh Louwman, President of the Catz Boat Club, reports on the Club’s achievements at this year’s Summer Eights: Summer Eights…


24 May 2022

Latest Norrington Table released

The latest Norrington Table has been released, covering results of the 2020-21 academic year. St Catherine’s has been placed sixth…


23 May 2022

Henfrey Prize 2021-22 final concert

Staff, students and others gathered last week for the final concert of this year’s Henfrey Prize for Composition. The competition,…

Richard Thomson stands before two French flags as the Commander medallion is placed around his neck. News

13 May 2022

French Government honours Catz alum

Catz alumnus Richard Thomson (1971, Modern History) has been appointed as Commandeur dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Commander…

An image of Alain Goriely's head and shoulders, in front of a chalkboard, Ian Shipsey with a backdrop of greenery, separated by the logo of the Royal Society. News

10 May 2022

Two Catz fellows elected to Royal Society Fellowship

St Catherine’s is delighted to announce that two of its fellows have been elected fellows of the Royal Society. The…

An image of Fiona McConnell sitting in front of a wood-panelled wall, with an image of the RGS/IBG logo on the right. News

3 May 2022

Fiona McConnell awarded prestigious geography prize

Catz Fellow Fiona McConnell, Associate Professor in Human Geography, has been awarded the prestigious Back Award by the Royal Geographical…

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