We are looking forward to welcoming you to St Catherine’s.

As we approach the new academic year, we have added some important  information to this page, to help you ease into your time in Oxford and at Catz. You’ll find this below.

Response Form for Dinner for Undergraduate Freshers, Second-Year Undergraduates and Tutors

Please complete this form in order to inform us of any dietary requirements you may have or to indicate that you will not be attending the dinner. If you do not complete this form, we will assume that you are attending and have no dietary requirements.

Freshers Information Pack

Please click the link below to view the information pack for incoming undergraduate students. This includes your freshers week timetable, a link to the information and regulations for members of the college and a link to view the freshers study guide for 2022/2023.

Freshers Subject Meetings with Tutors

Please click the link below to view the timetable for subject meetings on the mornings of Wednesday 5th or Thursday 6th October.

Please note that students of Joint Schools should attend meeting for both of their Subjects written in black and red on the timetable.

History of Art freshers should attend History of Art and History meetings.

Modern Languages freshers will receive a Modern Languages Term Plan in due course with further information about meetings

Letter from the Senior Tutor

JCR Freshers Guide


Before you arrive, there are some things we need you to do. The deadline for this is has already passedIf you have not already done so, please complete the below documents as a matter of urgency.

1. The College is led by our Master, Professor Kersti Börjars, here are two letters from her:

2. You’ll need to return some documents to us, here is a list to help you:

  • Download this checklist, it will walk you through what documents you need to return to us. You’ll find these documents below.

3. Download and return signed copies of these documents:

4. Fill in these online forms:

5. Take a photo:

  • Take a passport-style photo of yourself (head and shoulders), and save it in JPEG or similar format.

6. Send the documents to us:

7. Any questions?

Some of the documents on this page are saved as PDFs, which can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader (download for free here). If you require a different format, please email freshers.mailings@stcatz.ox.ac.uk with your requirements.