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Meet Carmen Failla, our new Head Rowing Coach

This week at St Catharine’s we have welcomed Carmen Failla as our new Head Rowing Coach and Boathouse Manager. We...Read more

Academic Success for St Catharine's Students

We are delighted to announce that analysis of our undergraduate examination results shows that St Catharine's had the second highest...Read more

The Annual Fund's Impact

We are delighted to thank the 700 donors who supported our Annual Fund in 2017-18, and share with everyone a...Read more

St Catharine's 2018 Graduation Seen by Thousands

Last week, on a very sunny Thursday, the College gates were opened to allow our 2018 graduands to walk to...Read more

2018 Photography Competition Winners Announced!

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

St Catharine's Fellows Receive Academic Promotions

St Catharine’s is delighted to announce that four College Fellows have received academic promotions. Dr Nora Berend , currently a...Read more

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

The Master of St Catharine’s, Professor Sir Mark Welland, would like to congratulate a number of St Catharine’s Members who...Read more

New Orchid Hybrid named for St Catharine’s

St Catharine’s College was delighted to hear that Dr Emrys Chew (1992) both originated and registered an orchid hybrid named...Read more

St Catharine's Fellows Promote Tunku Scholarship in Kuala Lumpur

From 17-19 April, St Catharine’s Fellows Professor Hans van de Ven and Dr Peter Wothers travelled to Kuala Lumpur to...Read more

Memorial Service for Professor Sir Alan Battersby

This Saturday (28 April) there will be a Memorial Service in celebration of the life of Professor Sir Alan Battersby...Read more

University of Cambridge Vice-Chancellor and Master of St Catharine’s Launch Strategic Collaboration between Cambridge and Nanjing

Today, Professor Sir Mark Welland joined University of Cambridge Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Toope at an event to launch a collaboration...Read more

St Catharine's Student Helps Lead CUWBC to Boat Race Victory

It's been quite the racing season on the water for Cambridge. After winning both of the Lightweight Rowing races a...Read more

St Catharine's Fellow Wins Pilkington Prize

Last month, St Catharine's Fellow Dr Matt Mason was named one of the 12 recipients of the 2018 Pilkington Prize...Read more

St Catharine's Students win Switch Off Competition

St Catharine’s College students managed to win a large supply of ice cream by being the College with the highest...Read more

St Catharine's appoints new Senior Tutor

St Catharine’s College is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Miranda Griffin as Senior Tutor, to succeed Dr Paul...Read more

Professor Sir Alan Battersby (1925-2018)

The College is extremely saddened to share the news that our Honorary Fellow, Professor Sir Alan Battersby, has passed away...Read more

Luminaria: A Ceremony of Light at St Catharine's

The festive season at St Catharine’s College is always an exciting time, but for 2017 it will be extra special...Read more

Catz and Dogs - Our New Canine Initiative with Student Minds

Here at St Catharine’s College the mental health of our students is of the utmost importance. We’re keen to ensure...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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Photography Competition - results

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