St Hugh's College

St Catherines College

Founded in 1886, St Hugh’s is one of the largest colleges at Oxford with around 400 undergraduates. It is set in 14 acres of beautiful gardens and offers all the extraordinary benefits of studying at an Oxford college. Students receive tutorial teaching from first-class academics, enabling them to become intellectually confident and independent. 

Find out more about life at St Hugh’s by looking at the following pages where students and staff talk about the different aspects of the College and what it has to offer. 

Learn more about Life at St Hugh's | Meet our tutors | What our students say

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Learn more about Life at St Hugh's

Key Facts

In this video you can hear from the St Hugh's Outreach Officer, who will explain some key facts about St Hugh's College. The video covers academic experience, accommodation, gardens, food, recreation, facilities, as well as our secret (fluffy) assets

St Hugh’s Grounds Tour

Watch this video to discover more about our campus, and see what our glorious grounds have to offer: beautiful plants, interesting sculpture, and lots of green space to study, relax or even play games!

Meet our tutors

In this video, which begins with a special welcome from our Principal, you will hear from some of the St Hugh’s Tutors, who will introduce themselves and their academic interests; describe what tutorials are like and talk about what they look for in prospective students.

Keep an eye out for a couple of special four-legged guests!

What our students say

In the video below, some of our students talk about their experiences of applying, why they chose their course, and offer some useful tips to prospective applicants. All 23 courses offered at St Hugh’s are represented, and you can use the timestamps listed in the intro to navigate your way to the subjects that interest you the most. 

This video was filmed by students for students and offers an honest and friendly account of their experiences, so we hope that you find it interesting and helpful. Filming took place in our lovely gardens so do have a little look around!