Accommodation at St Catherine's College, University of Oxford
For our Oxford EMI Summer School for University lecturers, we are very fortunate to stay and teach at St Catherine's College, Oxford. You will have both accommodation and your teaching at St Catherine's College, University of Oxford.
The University of Oxford is made up of 38 colleges and St Catherine's College is the youngest college. It is known as "St Catz" to teachers and students here in Oxford.
Its striking modern buildings are listed as an important architectural treasure as the college and much of its furniture and even cutlery (knives and forks) and lampshades were designed by the famous Danish architect Arne Jacobsen. The College's foundation stone was laid by Her Majesty the Queen on 4 November 1960.
The College is one of the largest in Oxford. It has over 150 Fellows and Lecturers, approximately 500 undergraduates and several hundred postgraduate students. It is distinguished academically and also in music, drama and sport. It has extensive facilities and is only a short walk from all the other colleges of Oxford University and the city centre.
You will have an en-suite room with wi-fi facilites and eat breakfast and lunch in college.
You will experience the same college, St Catz, as some well-known alumni including Benazir Bhutto (late Prime Minister of Pakistan), Peter Mandelson (former UK First Secretary of State) and Joseph Heller (American writer). The College also has Nobel Prize winners, including Sir John Vane (1992 Nobel Laureate in Medicine) and John E. Walker (1997 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry).
We hope you will enjoy your time at St Catz!