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Introduction

St Catharine’s College hosts all types of events across a variety of sectors and fields, from major conferences to summer schools, with people attending from all over the world. Our case studies showcase the facilities and services we are able to offer clients.

CL Global have held a summer school at St Catharine’s on an annual basis since 2013. Continue reading to find out more about how the College helps the CL Global team achieve their goals.

If you are interested in attending a CL Global academy view information in the side bar or click here if using a mobile device. 

About CL Global

CL Global is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) to deliver independent further and higher education summer schools.

CL Global designs its courses to complement students’ home university and school curriculum, offering the opportunity for participants to gain an in-depth understanding of topics from international academic experts while experiencing College life in Cambridge and the UK. The courses contain modules in the areas of business, engineering, innovation and social sciences.

CL Global is part of BeagleVoyage, which runs blended learning courses globally. Its offline campuses include Cambridge, Ivy League universities in the United States, and other campuses in Italy, Japan and Israel. More here

Why CL Global continue to choose St Catharine’s

St Catharine’s provides excellent facilities for summer school groups with comfortable accommodation, flexible classroom spaces and varied and inviting catering options.

The friendly welcome and excellent service are two of the main reasons CL Global return year on year. The College provides a safe and secure environment for the students to study and thrive in, right in the heart of Cambridge in a beautiful and historic setting.

A summary of the facilities used by CL Global can be found below:

Facilities Numbers
Bedrooms 100 standard and 20 en-suite bedrooms across two sites in central Cambridge: the Island Site and St Chad’s
Meeting rooms 10 classroom spaces (cabaret or classroom set-up) for 10– 20 students per room
Breakfast, lunch and dinner Cafeteria service for 120 students
Formal 3 course formal dinner on the last Friday of the three-week programme  A traditional ‘College formal’ experience for 120 diners in the College Hall by candlelight

How St Catharine’s ensures a positive experience for delegates

St Catharine’s is proud to have worked with CL Global since 2013.

The Conference team at the St Catharine’s go above and beyond to assist with the planning of each CL Global summer school. The team have a fantastic working relationship with CL Global and understands their needs, dealing with unexpected issues promptly and with ease. The College offers a professional and helpful service to CL Global and their students – nothing is too much trouble.

“The Catz team has been truly remarkable in dealing with our requests, however large or small. Everyone is very experienced, approachable and great at problem solving. We have always been impressed with the service we have received, but in these recent difficult times the College has really supported us for which we are grateful. We have long commit to Cambridge, and we will come back in the years to come”

-Allen Hao, CL Global Founder and CEO

During term time, St Catharine’s is home to a vibrant community of students, fellows and staff and the welcome received by CL Global students is second to none. From the Porters to the Housekeeping teams, everyone is friendly and approachable and keen to make each student’s stay a positive one.

Classrooms spaces are flexible, allowing for a variety of teaching set-ups, perfectly suited for the desired learning outcomes.

The College’s Dining Hall hosts informal meals that enable students to network and socialise. The catering team deliver a friendly and efficient service, always with a smile. Menus are varied and seasonal and dietary requirements will be accommodated where possible. A highlight for the students is the 3 course closing dinner whereby the College is able to provide a memorable end to the students’ time in Cambridge, with a delicious menus and the highest standards of service.

“It has always been a pleasure having CL Global students stay at our College and we look forward to continuing to work with CL Global in the coming years.”

- Zoe Stubbings, Conference and Events Manager, St Catharine’s 

If you are interested in finding out more about holding a summer school at St Catharine’s, please email conference@caths.cam.ac.uk or call us on 01223 336433.  

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