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St Catherine's College
A view of the gardens around staircases 12–9
St-Catherines College Oxford Coat Of Arms (Motto).svg
Blazon: Sable a saltire ermine between four catherine wheels or.
University Oxford
Location Manor Road
Coordinates 51°45′25″N 1°14′42″W / 51.757066°N 1.245098°W / 51.757066; -1.245098
Motto Nova et Vetera (The New and the Old)
Established 1868 and 1962
Named after Catherine of Alexandria
Previous names Delegacy of Unattached Students, Delegacy of Non-Collegiate Students, St Catharine's Club, St Catherine's Society
Architect Arne Jacobsen
Sister college Robinson College, Cambridge
Master Kersti Börjars
Undergraduates 528 (December 2021)
Postgraduates 385 (December 2021)
St Catherine's College, Oxford is located in Oxford city centre
St Catherine's College, Oxford
Location in Oxford city centre

St Catherine's College (also known as St Catz or Catz) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in Oxford, England and is the youngest college to teach both undergraduate and graduate students. Tracing its roots back to 1868 (although the college itself was opened in 1962), it hosts 528 undergraduate students, 385 graduate students and 37 visiting students as of December 2020, making it the largest undergraduate college by membership in the University of Oxford (Kellogg College, a graduate-only college, has 1137 students compared to St. Catherine's 950). In 1974, it was also one of the first men's colleges to admit women.

The college developed out of the university's Delegacy for Unattached Students, and was founded in 1962 by the historian Alan Bullock, who went on to become the first master of the college, and later vice-chancellor of the university. The current master is Kersti Börjars, who took over the role in 2020 and is also the college's first female master.

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