Catherine Marsden left VCB in 1996 and went on to study Architecture at the University of Dundee obtaining BSc in Architecture in 1999. She returned to Belfast to complete her 'year out' practical training. Catherine continued her studies in Architecture at Dundee and graduated with BArch (Hons) in 2002. She has spent the intervening years working in practise in Northern Ireland completing her studies through Queens University Belfast where she achieved RIBA Part 3 in 2004 and the right to use the title 'Architect'. Since 2006 Catherine has been working for Samuel Stevenson & Sons in Belfast. The practice have a long history and a strong reputation within the education sector including recent projects at Victoria College.
2013 was a busy year for Catherine. She became Mrs Doyle in early April when she married Patrick and had a baby boy Evan Joseph in December. She qualified as a CDM Co-ordinator in 2007