The University of Oxford will be hosting its next Open Days on Wednesday 28 June 2023, Thursday 29 June 2023 and Friday 15 September 2023.

We hope you can join us at Catz during these days, when we will be holding a number of talks and events for prospective applicants, parents and teachers to equip you with the information that you need to make an informed decision about your future.

Our programme for the day:

Guided Tours: 9am - 6pm


We’re open all day, with our friendly student ambassadors giving tours of the College from 9am-6pm.

Not only will you get to find out more about the College, this is also a great opportunity to speak with current students here at Catz about what their experience is like.

No questions are off-limits – ask us anything!

Subject meetings for prospective applicants - 12.15pm


These sessions will offer you a chance to meet a tutor in a subject that you are interested in and ask them any questions that you have.

We have tutors available for most subjects and they’re all really friendly and keen to talk to you!

Parents and teachers’ talk - 12.15pm


We don’t want parents and teachers to feel left out, so we’ve got an information session running just for them at the same time as the subject meetings.

Come along to hear from our Admissions team about how you can support a prospective applicant in making an application.

Introduction to Oxford talk - 1.45pm


Round off your visit to Catz with our introduction to Oxford talk.

Join us to hear about life at Catz, the admissions process and how to make a competitive application. Everyone’s welcome to come along to this, our final session of the day.


Our top tips for getting the most out of an Oxford Open Day:

We’re really looking forward to seeing you on the day. While we’re sure you’ll have fun, there’s a lot happening in a lot of places, so it might be a little confusing. Here are our for our top tips on how to get the most out of a University Open Day:

  1. Plan, plan, plan – With over 50 departments and nearly 40 colleges to visit right across the City, there’s plenty to keep you busy. That’s why it’s important that you have a plan of attack.
  2. Bring a notepad and pen – It can be really helpful to jot down some of your initial thoughts and reflections on each department or college that you visit, so that they don’t all end up blurring into one in your head.
  3. Ask questions – Remember that the Open Days are all about YOU gathering the information that you need. Remember that the Open Days are all about YOU gathering the information that you need. We’re not going to judge or assess you in any way, all that we care about is making sure that you have the information you need to make an informed choice.
  4. Follow up – You may well come away from our Open Days with more questions than when you first came, and that’s okay. Take the time to reflect on what you’ve learnt, remember that it’s okay to change your mind, and make sure that you get in touch to ask any questions that you still have.



St Catherine’s College has a limited number of free rooms available for prospective students visiting us for the University’s Open Days in June and September. Please complete the below forms to register your interest in accommodation:
Due to the limited availability of our accommodation we can offer accommodation to prospective undergraduate students only. We may be able to offer group bookings for schools if capacity permits. In this case we could provide accommodation for 1 teacher, when more than 4 students are coming.

Bedrooms are available from 2pm on the day of arrival. Dinner at 6:30pm and Breakfast at 8:15am is also included.

Get in touch:

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See you there!