College news

Dr Eva Steiner
5 March 2015
Fellow of St John’s College, Dr Eva Steiner, is the recipient of the Aareal Award of Excellence in recognition of outstanding scientific research in real estate economics.Dr Eva Steiner, Fellow of St John’s and Director of Studies in Land Economy, has won the Aareal Award of Excellence in Real Estate Research 2015. She won the award for her PhD thesis which...
Natasha Walter
4 March 2015
Natasha Walter will be participating in the Women of the World Cambridge event on 8 March to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Students and Johnians network at the Careers Fair on Saturday
3 March 2015
St John’s College held its first Careers Fair this weekend, to provide advice and inspiration for students entering the job market.Successful College alumni returned to St John’s on Saturday to inspire the next generation of Cambridge graduates.The first ever St John’s College Careers Fair saw 11 Johnians, from fields as diverse as television, politics,...
St John's in Fact and Fiction
3 March 2015
Ever wondered what Wordsworth did in his spare time?What the rest of the university has against Johnians?What happened when the Devil visited College (disguised as a Master of Arts)?Find out the answers to these and more. See St John's College, setting for murders, intrigues, and Oscar-winning movies, as you've never seen it before.
27 February 2015
Students from schools around the country came to St John’s College to experience student life and learn about studying Physics at Cambridge University.A-level and sixth form students from schools, academies and colleges around the country visited Cambridge today to learn about studying Physics at Cambridge and to experience student life at the College.
Film crew and extras shooting a scene in Second Court
19 February 2015
Eddie Redmayne, star of "The Theory of Everything" won Best Actor at the Oscars on Sunday. Many of the film’s key scenes were shot at St John’s College.The Theory of Everything, a biopic of world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, was nominated for five Oscars at this year's Academy Awards, held on Sunday. Lead actor Eddie Redmayne, who plays Hawking in...
19 February 2015
Applications are now being accepted for the Harper-Wood Studentship for English Poetry and Literature.This one-year Studentship is an opportunity for a student who has graduated from a British university to pursue their own creative writing project. The scheme enables them to engage in relevant, project-related travel and study and is intended to encourage...
19 February 2015
St John’s College intends to appoint up to six College Research Associates from 1 September 2015. Please see the vacancy details page for more information about these posts and how to apply. Applications close on Wednesday 6 May 2015.
A victorious St John's team lift the Cuppers trophy
18 February 2015
St John's Football Team have secured the Cuppers trophy after a decisive victory against Pembroke College in the final on Friday.St John’s were crowned Cuppers champions for the ninth time at Grange Road on Friday night, after defeating Pembroke College 3-1 in extra time.
16 February 2015
A molecular chaperone has been found to inhibit a key stage in the development of Alzheimer’s disease and break the toxic chain reaction that leads to the death of brain cells, a new study shows. The research provides an effective basis for searching for candidate molecules that could be used to treat the condition.
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