College news

Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
26 March 2015
A film adaptation of a best-selling novel by St John’s alumnus Tom Rob Smith will be released next month, and his new BBC spy drama will be on our screens later this year.Child 44, the award-winning novel by Tom Rob Smith, St John’s graduate and former Harper-Wood student, has been made into a film directed by Daniel Espinosa and produced by Ridley Scott.
26 March 2015
Researchers at St John’s College will be at the forefront of new, fundamental research into the molecular processes underlying disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, as a result of new funding that will support this work across the University of Cambridge.
Students from The Elmgreen School at St John’s College, Cambridge
26 March 2015
Year 11 students from The Elmgreen School in Lambeth, London, visited St John’s College on Tuesday to experience life at Cambridge University.  High-achieving Year 11 students from The Elmgreen School in Lambeth, London, came to Cambridge on Tuesday to experience University life and learn about Higher Education.The visit to St John’s College  gave...
Jonathan Gilmour
19 March 2015
St John’s student Jonathan Gilmour will be raising awareness of muscular dystrophy for the BBC Lifeline appeal. Jonathan Gilmour, final year PhD student at St John’s College, will be telling his story about living with muscular dystrophy and why funding for research into this condition is so important for the BBC Lifeline Appeal on Sunday 22 March.
Roger, played by Jonah Hauer-King. Photo credit: Johannes Hjorth
18 March 2015
St John’s undergraduate Jonah Hauer-King is starring in the rock musical Rent at the ADC. Jonah Hauer-King, a current undergraduate at St John’s College, is playing one of the lead roles in the highly-acclaimed show Rent, which is currently being staged at the ADC Theatre.First year Theology and Religious Studies undergraduate Jonah plays the role of Roger...
18 March 2015
A new undergraduate bursary at St John’s College will help students from lower and middle-income backgrounds to cover the costs of their educationA new undergraduate bursary scheme which will entitle the holder to £10,000 a year towards the cost of their education has been announced by St John’s College, University of Cambridge.
Brilliant Club students discuss philosophy and higher education
17 March 2015
The Brilliant Club, an educational charity, brought gifted and talented Year 5 and 6 pupils to St John’s last week to experience university-style teaching. Educational charity The Brilliant Club visited St John’s last week with 48 bright and talented Year 5 and 6 pupils, to experience university-style education and see behind the scenes of a Cambridge...
16 March 2015
The causes of a hitherto mysterious process that could enhance the power of solar cells have been explained in a new study led by two St John's researchers.
14 March 2015
Stephen Hawking made a special guest appearance in a one-off Little Britain special shot at St John's for Comic Relief. St John’s College was the venue for one of the highlight sketches during this year’s Comic Relief Red Nose Day appeal, starring Professor Stephen Hawking, David Walliams and Catherine Tate.
12 March 2015
The founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, Johnian Laura Bates, has won the Georgina Henry Women in Journalism Prize for Innovation.
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