St Catherine’s has one of the largest graduate intakes of the colleges admitting both undergraduates and graduates, and since its foundation has sought to integrate graduates closely into the academic and social life of the College. It offers a wide range of subjects with a roughly even split between science and arts.
The College is proud of its place at the forefront of innovation, academic research and contemporary culture, and counts five Nobel Prize winners amongst its current and former members. Low, modern buildings and restful, open spaces give the College a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Applications in areas related to the interests of the Fellows of the College are especially encouraged.
Facilities for students with disabilities
St Catherine’s has
excellent access and facilities for students with disabilities. It can
offer easy wheelchair access to
virtually all areas, including computer rooms, the Hall, and student
- One of the largest college libraries
- 50,000 volumes and easy access to electronic library resources
- Social Science Library, Bodleian Law Library, English Faculty Library are next door
- Three well-equipped computer rooms
- Network connections in all student rooms and flats
- Wireless LAN covering all parts of the College
Art, music, drama and sport
Sport and the arts enjoy a high profile in the College; on site there are:
- Squash courts
- Punt house
- Music House for practice and performances
- Theatres for both indoor and outdoor productions
Catherine’s is situated close to the city centre, the Science Area, and
many University Faculties. This is a college at the heart of the
University but surrounded by meadows, parks and water - a truly superb
location with a distinctly rural feel.