College Life

St John's has a thriving academic community, with a large number of researchers based at the College.

We're recognised for our research, we're known for supporting students, financially and otherwise, and there's a busy schedule of clubs, activities and social life.

There's also a wide range of facilities and services available to Fellows, staff and students, including a library that is open for members to use 24 hours a day.

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The competition is open to all Junior Members of the College and entries are normally accepted at the beginning of the Easter...

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Cutting welfare and social care budgets during times of economic hardship is an “historically obsolete” strategy that ignores the very roots of British prosperity, a group of Cambridge academics have warned.
The Brian Runnett Prize for organ playing is open to all Junior Members of the University, and the competition will take place on Thursday 21 February 2017 in St John’s College Chapel.  
Left: The King in Holbein's Dance of Death, Right: Portrait of Henry VIII
He is best remembered for the magnificent portraits he produced as the court painter of Henry VIII; but a new study of Hans Holbein’s famous ‘Dance Of Death’ suggests that he also had strong anti-establishment views, creating works which...
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