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Meet Mercedes: One of the first College Studentship recipients

Mercedes McCambridge is from Glenelg, a remote and extremely beautiful part of Scotland. She is doing an undergraduate degree in Japanese and is one of the first students to receive one of the College’s new Studentships – an award that that reduces financial pressure on successful applicants to the College and ensures St John’s remains accessible to those from low-income backgrounds.

In this short film Mercedes tell us about her home village, her course and how being awarded a Studentship made Cambridge possible.

Studentships are funded entirely by charitable donations. On Giving Tuesday, November 28th, alumni and friends of St John’s are encouraged to support the Studentships scheme and those who benefit from them; donations of all sizes are greatly appreciated. To give, please visit: https://johnian.joh.cam.ac.uk/page.aspx?pid=329