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The Master’s Fund for Enhancing the Student Experience 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 …

Catz alum wins the Baillie Gifford Prize 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 …

Catz team on University Challenge 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, made …

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…