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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 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

New Year’s Honour for St Catharine’s Member

The College wishes to congratulate Paul Baumann (1981), who has been recognised by HM The Queen in the New Year’s...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

Senior Tutor Dr Paul Hartle's 30-Year Project

In September 2017, Dr Paul Hartle 's edition of Charles Cotton's poetry was published. What makes this publication so unique,...Read more

Fellow Dr Michael D. Hurley's New Book is Published

Dr Michael D. Hurley ’s new book, "Faith in Poetry", is published with Bloomsbury today . We spoke to Dr...Read more

Access and Widening Participation work at St Catharine’s

Oxbridge has been in the news recently regarding the diversity of its student body. We sat down with our Schools...Read more

St Catharine's Fellow Elected as Faculty Chair

St Catharine’s College was delighted to hear that our Law Fellow, Professor Mark Elliott, has been elected as the Chair...Read more

Archaeology Student Natalie Khoo Talks Travel Grants and Lucky Finds

Our travel grants allow our students to do some amazing things. We spoke to 3rd year Archaeology student Natalie Khoo,...Read more

Antagonist molecule discovered by St Catharine’s Biomedical Fellow in treatment for brain cancer

Glioblastoma are highly aggressive brain tumours that are associated with an extremely poor prognosis despite invasive surgery followed by concurrent...Read more

Poetry, Science and Music Collide at St Catharine's

On September 26, St Catharine’s College hosted an awards evening for its national STEM in Song competition. Spearheaded by St...Read more

Head Porter Dom Mulcrone Retires After 25 Years

On the 15th September, the College bade a fond farewell to Dom Mulcrone, our Head Porter for the last 25...Read more

Sir Peter Hall (1930 - 2017)

The College was extremely saddened to learn of the passing of Sir Peter Hall, who died on September 11th at...Read more

St Catharine’s PhD Student Alejandro Jimenez-Sanchez has paper published in Cell

St Catharine’s College was delighted to hear that second year PhD student Alejandro Jimenez-Sanchez was part of a team that...Read more

Master of St Catharine’s Visiting North America

During his first visit as Master to the West Coast, Professor Sir Mark Welland will be hosting St Catharine's events...Read more

Mr Doug Insole, CBE (1926-2017)

The College was very sad to learn this week of the death of Mr Doug Insole on 5 August, at...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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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