Academic life

St John's has a thriving academic community, with a large number of Research Fellows 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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Art, Applied Arts and Photography

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


Academic life


Professor David Clines
Johnian Professor David Clines, Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield, has been awarded the Burkitt Medal for Biblical Studies by the British Academy.
Dr Samuel Cohen
“Alzheimer’s is not normal ageing and we can cure it.” A recent talk given by St John’s Research Fellow Dr Samuel Cohen about his work on Alzheimer’s has been featured on the TED homepage.
Professor David White; image courtesy of the University of Western Australia
Johnian Professor David White has been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Engineering.Professor DavidWhite, formerly a Fellow of St John’s College, was one of 50 new Fellows elected to the Academy in recognition of his outstanding...
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