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Further update on 2020 undergraduate admissions


Following a recent announcement confirming the completion of the 2020 undergraduate admissions process, Dr David Bainbridge and Dr Ivan Scales, Admissions Tutors at St Catharine’s College, today commented:

"We a pleased now to confirm that St Catharine’s expects to welcome 143 new undergraduates in Michaelmas Term 2020.

Places have now been confirmed for all applicants who met the terms of their conditional offer either by their algorithm-adjusted grades, or on the basis of their original centre-assessed grades. All students will be starting their course in the academic year for which they expressed a preference – no one has had to defer due to pressure of space at the College. Indeed, the College will be only slightly over its usual capacity of 136 undergraduate students.

Of our incoming UK students, 70.5% are coming to us from state schools. This is the highest percentage on record, and reflects the large number of excellent state school applicants in October 2019. The University’s target as agreed with the Office for Students is for the percentage of UK state school entrants to increase to 69.1% across the University by 2024/25.

We are now embarked on the enjoyable processes of allocating first years’ rooms, linking them up with their directors of studies and tutors, and, along with our current students, planning an enthusiastic and safe welcome to the College."