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St Catherine’s College Master announces retirement News

29 January 2024

St Catherine’s College Master announces retirement

On 23 January, the Master, Professor Kersti Börjars, announced that she will be retiring at the end of Trinity Term …

Catz alumna awarded MBE in New Years Honours for Tampon Tax campaign News

12 January 2024

Catz alumna awarded MBE in New Years Honours for Tampon Tax campaign

Laura Coryton (Women's Studies, 2017)  has been awarded an MBE in the King's New Years Honours in recognition of her …

Catz alumnus awarded MBE in New Years Honours for services to Museums News

23 January 2024

Catz alumnus awarded MBE in New Years Honours for services to Museums

Mr Neil Greenwood (Geography, 1981)  has been awarded an MBE in the King’s New Years Honours in recognition of his …

Latest News & Events

26 October 2018

2018

The College celebrates 150 years since its founding as the Delegacy for Unattached Students.

26 October 2012

2012

The College celebrates its 50th anniversary.

16 November 2005

2005

The Arumugam Building opens.

16 November 1993

1993

St Catherine’s original buildings are grade listed.

16 November 1990

1990

The Cameron Mackintosh Foundation endows a Chair of Contemporary Theatre, establishing a visiting professorship at the University held with a Professional…

16 November 1982

1982

The Mary Sunley and Alan Bullock buildings open.

26 October 1974

1974

Women first admitted to the College.

16 November 1968

1968

The Bernard Sunley Building opens.

26 October 1964

1964

Ceremonial opening of the College by Harold Macmillan as Chancellor of the University.

16 November 1963

1963

The College receives its Royal Charter of Incorporation and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh becomes Visitor.

26 October 1962

1962

St Catherine’s College opened. Alan Bullock becomes Master.

26 October 1960

1960

Eight acres of Holywell Great Meadow acquired from Merton College. Arne Jacobsen appointed to design and furnish the College and…

26 October 1956

1956

Censor Bullock obtains agreement from the University to turn the Society into a fully residential college.

26 October 1952

1952

Alan Bullock, Fellow of New College, appointed Censor.

16 November 1936

1936

New building opened, designed by Hubert Worthington.

16 November 1934

1934

University offers St Catherine’s Society a plot of land in St Aldate’s, south of Christ Church.

26 October 1931

1931

Delegacy for Non-Collegiate Students renamed St Catherine’s Society.

26 October 1884

1884

Delegacy for Unattached Students renamed as Delegacy for Non-Collegiate Students.

26 October 1868

1868

Delegacy for Unattached Students formed. First group of Unattached Students allowed to matriculate.

26 October 1852

1852

Royal Commission proposes the creation of a category of Non-Collegiate Students as part of its recommendation to reform Oxford and…