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Economics of Religion Roundtable at St Catharine's

The International Economic Association Roundtable on the Economics of Religion was held at St. Catharine’s College on 10-11 July 2017...Read more

Booking now open for 2017 open days and taster days

St Catharine's is running four College Open Days and several subject taster days in July and September. Click here for...Read more

St Catharine’s Members Named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

A number of St Catharine’s Members have been recognised by HM The Queen in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Professor...Read more

St Catharine’s Master Meets with Heads of Singapore Schools

Master of St Catharine’s College, Professor Sir Mark Welland , has just returned from a visit to Singapore, where he...Read more

Dr Jenni Sidey Selected as Astronaut for Canadian Space Agency

We are absolutely thrilled and deeply proud to hear that Dr Jenni Sidey, a Fellow of St. Catharine's, has been...Read more

College Fellow Dr Matthew Mason receives Higher Education Academy award

St Catharine's is pleased to announce that College Fellow Dr Matthew Mason has been awarded the status of Senior Fellow...Read more

Annual Photography Competition Winners Announced!

St Catharine's College once again held its annual photography competition for all of its Members, and we were astounded to...Read more

St Catharine's Fellows Receive Academic Promotions

St Catharine’s is delighted to announce that three College Fellows have received academic promotions. Dr Richard Harrison , who was...Read more

Interview with Benavitch Scholar Rowan Laurence

Rowan Laurence (2016, MBA) discusses his time in Cambridge and the difference that his Benavitch Scholarship has made to him...Read more

Document of the Term: Stones

The Archivist would like to encourage you to walk around Main Court during exam term. It's all too easy to...Read more

Madonnas and Miracles at the Fitzwilliam Museum

A team of researchers from St Catharine’s College have helped to curate the latest exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Madonnas...Read more

2017 annual Telephone Campaign is a great success

St Catharine’s College would like to take the opportunity to thank our alumni for helping us to achieve yet another...Read more

Fish peptide treats cardiovascular disease

A new peptide called Elabela/Toddler (ELA), first identified in the fish Danio as critical for the development of the heart,...Read more

Exhibition featuring College manuscript opens in Paderborn

The College Library has recently loaned a thirteenth-century manuscript to the Diocesan Museum in Paderborn, Germany, for their exhibition devoted...Read more

ESRC Grant Awarded to Professor Ron Martin

Emeritus Fellow Professor Ron Martin has been awarded a major Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Grant for his project...Read more

St Catharine's seeks a College Teaching Officer in Economics

St Catharine’s College is seeking to appoint a College Teaching Officer (Lecturer) in Economics. Applications are encouraged from candidates specialising...Read more

Dr Jenni Sidey down to final 32 in astronaut selection process

St Catharine’s Fellow Dr Jenni Sidey is down to the final 32 candidates for two astronaut positions with the Canadian...Read more

Document of the Term: 17th century College Gardens

As Spring has now arrived, the 1st March being the first day of meteorological Spring, it seems timely to look...Read more

New Choir CD released

The Choirs of St Catharine's have released their third album on the Resonus Classics label. Gaudent in Coelis is a...Read more

Professor Bill Sutherland named Highly Cited Researcher

Professor Bill Sutherland has been selected as a Highly Cited Researcher due to his work being identified as being among...Read more

New Year’s Honours for St Catharine’s Members

The College wishes to congratulate those Members who have been recognised by HM The Queen in the New Year’s Honours...Read more

Funeral service for Mrs Margaret Maddock

The funeral service for Mrs Margaret Maddock will be held on Thursday 22 December at 1.30 pm at the Arbory...Read more

Varsity Rugby Results

The College is proud of the four St Catharine’s students who represented Cambridge University in today’s Varsity rugby matches at...Read more

Best Paper Award for Emeritus Fellow Ron Martin

Emeritus Fellow Professor Ron Martin (1974) has been selected for the Best Paper Award 2016 for his paper "Spatially Rebalancing...Read more

Communications Officer vacancy at St Catharine's

St Catharine’s College is seeking a full time Communications Officer who will co-ordinate the College’s communications resources and assist in...Read more

St Catharine's students win short film competition

St Catharine's PhD students Ellie Chan and Marcus Fantham won the Cambridge Shorts/Wellcome Trust ISSF competition to produce a film...Read more

St Catharine's student awarded American Heart Association Trainee Award

Amanda Kennedy, a final year PhD student under the supervision of Dr Anthony Davenport and Dr Janet Maguire, Dept of...Read more

Harry Elderfield Symposium and Memorial (14th & 15th October)

A Memorial Symposium 'Harry Elderfield and the chemistry of oceans past and present' will be held at the college on Friday 14th October from 10.00- 5.30 pm.Read more

St Catharine's welcomes its 39th Master

On Friday 30 September 2016, Professor Sir Mark Welland FRS FREng was admitted as the 39 th Master of St...Read more

The late Professor Sir Patrick Sissons FMedSci

The College was saddened to learn of the death last weekend of Professor Sir Patrick Sissons FMedSci, Regius Professor of...Read more

Study at St Catharine's! UCAS application deadline 15th October

Applications to study as an undergraduate at St Catharine's must be received by UCAS by 6pm on October 15th. Please...Read more

St Catharine's looks forward to welcoming new students this October

St Catharine's College is delighted to be welcoming a new cohort of undergraduates this October. We would like to congratulate...Read more

St Catharine’s alumni named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

St Catharine’s College offers its sincere congratulations to two alumni, whose contributions were recently recognized in the Birthday Honours List:...Read more

St Catharine's alumnus rows to Olympic gold

Congratulations to St Catharine's alumnus George Nash (2008) and the rest of the Great Britain men's coxless four boat who...Read more

Benavitch Scholars for 2016 announced

St Catharine’s is delighted to announce that it will be welcoming five students to Cambridge as Benavitch scholars in October...Read more

The Cambridge MB/PhD programme

The Cambridge MB/PhD programme is designed for medical students who demonstrate clear potential to pursue a career in medical research...Read more

Document of the Term: College Stables

The need for an undergraduate or Fellow to have a horse in College today is very low, but back in...Read more

New Girls' Choir CD released

The Girls' Choir's first solo CD recording is now available, featuring a wide-ranging and ambitious programme of contemporary British music...Read more

A statement regarding fees and finance of EU students not from the UK

Unfortunately, the UK has voted to leave the European Union. We realise that this will worry many students, offer holders...Read more

St Catharine’s Campaign reaches £30 million target

The Master and Fellows of St Catharine’s are delighted to announce that the St Catharine’s Campaign, launched in 2009, has...Read more

Dr John Shakeshaft: Fellow and Benefactor

Last July, the College was sad to announce the death of our friend John Shakeshaft , who was a Fellow...Read more

Recent sporting successes

Following a recent spate of Catz sporting successes, here is a roundup of some of our key achievements. Well done...Read more

Emeritus Fellow Ron Martin awarded RGS Victoria Medal

Congratulations from everyone at St Catharine's to Emeritus Fellow Professor Ron Martin (1974), who has been awarded the 2016 Victoria...Read more

St Catharine's Teachers' Conference - 11 July

Join us for a free one-day mini-conference for teachers supporting pupils through the Cambridge application process.Read more

Fellow Gilly Carr presents BBC1 documentary

On Friday 6 May our Archaeology Fellow Dr Gilly Carr (2006) presented a documentary on BBC1 (South West and Channel...Read more

St Catharine's triumphs in hockey cuppers

The College's dominance in hockey was secured for another year on Sunday when both the men's and women's teams triumphed...Read more

Professor Henry ('Harry') Elderfield FRS (1943-2016)

With great sadness we announce the death of Professor Harry Elderfield FRS on Tuesday 19th April 2016, at the age...Read more

St Catharine's Chapel service broadcast live on Radio 4

The Sunday Worship programme on BBC Radio 4 was broadcast live from St Catharine's College Chapel at 8.10am on Sunday...Read more

Document of the Term: Gostlin House

In 1933, the College purchased 68 and 70 Trumpington Street. This enabled the College to build a small villa-like structure...Read more

Girls' Choir Ireland tour

Join the St Catharine's Girls' Choir in Dublin and Cork on 1 and 3 April.Read more

St Catharine's defeated in University Challenge campaign

The St Catharine's University Challenge team crashed out of the contest last night in the second of their round-robin quarter...Read more

The inaugural St Catharine's MCR Symposium

The College will host its first ever Graduate Symposium in the McGrath Centre on Saturday 27 February between 9am and...Read more

The next Master of St Catharine's

The Fellows of St Catharine’s are delighted to announce the election of Professor Sir Mark Welland as the next Master...Read more

Chris Clark to give inaugural lecture as Regius Professor

St Catharine's Fellow Professor Sir Chris Clark , author of The Sleepwalkers , his bestselling study of the buildup to...Read more

George Elwes Corrie Correspondence

The Archive is currently undertaking a project to index the correspondence of George Elwin Corrie from his time as Tutor...Read more

Chris Bayly: memorial symposium and Toynbee Prize

On Saturday 21 May a Symposium will be held at St Catharine's in memory of the life and work of...Read more

Document of the Term: Ofspring Blackall

330 years ago this year, Ofspring Blackall resigned his Fellowship of St. Catharine's College. His letter of resignation can be...Read more

St Catharine's alumni receive New Year's Honours

Warmest congratulations from everyone at St Catharine’s to the following Members whose contributions were recognised in New Year's Honours lists...Read more

Merry Christmas from St Catharine's!

Enjoy seasonal greetings from everyone at St Catharine's in this short video featuring a special message from the Master, Professor...Read more

New Christmas CD now available!

We are delighted to announce the new CD from the Choirs of St Catharine's , to be launched officially at...Read more

Mr Roy Chapman, Fellow Commoner (1936-2015)

The College was very sad to learn this week of the death of Mr Roy Chapman on 22 November, at...Read more

Girls' Choir Head Chorister wins BBC competition

We are delighted to announce that Agatha Pethers, Head Chorister of the St Catharine's Girls' Choir , has been named...Read more
Macmillan and Co Account

Document of the Term: Library Book Purchases 1865

Surviving from the 1830s and 1860s are a series of accounts and receipts used by the College in the compilation...Read more

University launches new fundraising campaign

Cambridge University has launched its new fundraising campaign for Collegiate Cambridge, ‘Dear World’, which aims to raise £2 billion to...Read more

Graduate Research Seminar Series

We are pleased to announce the schedule for this year's Graduate Research Seminar series. Titles and abstracts of the seminars...Read more

Memorial Service for Dr John Shakeshaft

The Memorial Service for Dr John Shakeshaft will take place at 2 pm on Saturday 7 November 2015 in the...Read more

St Catharine's Geographer awarded Royal Geographical Society Prize

Congratulations to Geography alumna Victoria Bellamy (2012), who has been awarded the Royal Geographical Society Historical Geography Research Group Dissertation...Read more

Alumnus George Nash wins gold in World Rowing Championships

Congratulations to St Catharine's alumnus George Nash (2008), who was part of the triumphant World Rowing Championships Men's Eight in...Read more

Unveiling of the portrait of Professor Sir Alan Battersby and his 90th Birthday celebrations, March 2015

Read the speeches given during Professor Sir Alan Battersby's Portrait Unveiling and his 90th Birthday celebrations.Read more

New PhD award named in honour of Master

Thanks to the generosity of St Catharine’s alumnus, Peter Dawson (1974) and of his wife Christina, St Catharine's is delighted...Read more

College alumni win Cambridge University Pilkington Prizes

Congratulations to two former students of St Catharine's, Dr Nik Cunniffe (1993) and Professor Jim Woodhouse (1969), who have this...Read more

Dr John Shakeshaft, 1929-2015

We are very sad to announce that Dr John Shakeshaft (1961), Emeritus Fellow of St Catharine's, died on Monday 6...Read more

Four St Catharine's Fellows receive academic promotions

Many congratulations to four St Catharine's Fellows who have received academic promotions from the University: Dr Mark Elliott (Faculty of...Read more

Two Fellows knighted in Queen's birthday honours

We are delighted to announce that two members of the St Catharine's Fellowships received knighthoods in the Queen's birthday honours...Read more

Girls' Choir auditions: Saturday 11 July

We will be auditioning girls currently in years 3 and 4 for admission into the Girls' Choir this September. For...Read more

New alumni events booking module

With the launch of the new College website comes a new, streamlined booking platform for our alumni events . Although...Read more

New website launches!

The new St Catharine's website has gone live! We hope you enjoy looking around the new site, which features lots...Read more

Fellow John Pyle on Radio 4's Costing the Earth

St Catharine's Fellow Professor John Pyle appeared on BBC Radio 4's environment programme, Costing the Earth , on Tuesday 12...Read more

Donations fund new student bursaries

We are delighted that, thanks to donations made to the St Catharine's Campaign since 2009, we have been able to...Read more

College Choir's summer tour to Venice

The St Catharine's College Choir is pleased to announce its concert dates for its Venice tour this summer. Saturday 27...Read more

College Photography Competition - results

The winners of our Lent Photography Competition have been announced! Winners I Chodur, Main Court *** R Cole, Ducks in...Read more

Professor Sir Christopher Bayly FBA, 1945-2015

We were shocked and saddened to hear today of the death of Chris Bayly, longstanding Fellow of this College and...Read more

College success in Varsity athletics pre-match

On 3 March Oxford and Cambridge met in a “Varsity competition” that previews the full Varsity Match (due in Cambridge...Read more

New graduate bursaries for 2015 entry

St Catharine’s College is delighted to announce a number of new graduate bursaries available for students commencing a course of...Read more

John Pyle wins Natural Environment Council awards

Our warmest congratulations go to Professor John Pyle who was recognised at the Natural Environment Research Council's inaugural Impact Awards...Read more