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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Galaxy M106, Image: NASA/ESA et al

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Academic life


Research by a PhD student at St John's has uncovered the earliest known practical piece of polyphonic music, an example of the principles that laid the foundations of European musical tradition.
The Novice Men’s first boat racing against the wind
St John's College rowing novices have achieved victory in the prestigious Fairbairn Cup boat race.Novice rowers from Lady Margaret Boat Club, the rowing club of St John’s College, beat their rivals Trinity College to emerge victorious in the...
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St John’s College Fellow, Professor Deborah Howard, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by University College Dublin.Professor Howard, Director of Studies in Architecture at St John’s and University Professor Emerita in Architectural History and...
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