As a St Catharine's College alumnus, you are a part of a lifelong community with thousands of members across the globe. Find out more about our benefits and discounts for former students.

Visiting the College

We're delighted to welcome alumni of St Catharine's back to visit the College at any time of year. This includes exam term, although you should take care not to disturb those preparing for their exams. Please let the Porters know when you arrive, and stop into the Development Office if you have time as we would love to see you.

Dining at High Table

Once you have taken your MA, or have graduated from a postgraduate course, you are welcome to dine at High Table with us free of charge once a term. Non-alumni guests are not permitted. Please contact the Alumni and Development Office to register. Dining is currently only available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays during term and on a Tuesday out of term. Find out more about your dining rights here.


The Alumni and Development Office is working in conjunction with the Catz Careers Society to provide career mentoring and support to current students. Find out more.

Café and Bar

All St Catharine’s alumni are welcome to use the College's stunning Catz Café and Bar in the basement of the McGrath Centre. The Catz Café is open to all on weekdays and serves a range of hot and cold drinks and snacks. The Bar is open almost every evening during term time. Speak to our Porters about access.

Hosting Events and Conferencing Discounts

If you're interested in holding a private function or a conference at the College, please visit our conferences and events website. The College offers members and alumni a discount when utilising College facilities and services. This 10% reduction applies to function rooms and events bookings, as well as college guest room bookings for our out-of-term B&B scheme. You are welcome to host a private dinner (with a minimum of 10 guests) in the OCR or SCR at St Catharine's College. For further details, please contact 


The CAMCard is issued free to all alumni who have matriculated and studied at Cambridge. The CAMCard is your official, personalised alumni card, identifying you as a member of the University and giving you access to a variety of discounts in Cambridge and online, as well as access to areas of the University.

Click here to request your CAMcard, and find out more about the benefits available.

Read the Alumni Benefits FAQs

Contact details

Alumni & Development Office
+44 (0)1223 338337
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