College news

15 March 2007
Ian Pong will perform Tchaikovsky's first piano concerto with one of the university orchestras (CUMS II) this Friday, 16 March at 8pm at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge.  The Programme also includes an overture (Bartered Bride) by Smetana and Symphony No 6 by Dvorak.
12 February 2007
On the 10th of February, 1807 the 'Bill for the Abolition of the Slave Trade' was passed in the House of Commons which in the following month on the 25th March received Royal Assent. This significant step towards the ending of the Transatlantic Slave Trade was the result of vigorous campaigning on the part of a number of resolute abolitionists including...
9 February 2007
Slave Trade Abolition in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk (STACS) 6 February 2007 Cambridge schools commemorate slave trade abolition It is two hundred years since the Act of Parliament that abolished the transatlantic slave trade in the British Empire, and a £45,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) will unveil how Cambridge was linked to both the trade...
6 February 2007
Andrew Nethsingha (BA St John's 1990), MA FRCO, ARCM, has been appointed Director of Music at St John's College, Cambridge and will take up his position on 1 September 2007. He succeeds Dr David Hill who will take over from Stephen Cleobury as Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers at the end of the current season. Andrew has held Organ Scholarships under...
29 January 2007
Come along to our Choral Open Day on Saturday 3 February to find out more about being a Choral Student at St John's.
26 January 2007
There are two prizes of £120, in the form of Heffer's or Jessop's tokens, available for the winning entries. 
26 January 2007
Three prizes of £60, in the form of Heffer's or Jessop's tokens, are available for entries submitted for College Prizes in Photography. 
18 December 2006
  The College Choir performed on Sunday 17 December 2006 in the main hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, which is considered to be one of the finest concert halls in the world because of its superb acoustics. 
11 December 2006
The Choir will be singing at a series of Christmas Concerts in The Netherlands and Belgium from Sunday 16 December to Saturday 23 December.  
1 December 2006
Christopher M. Dobson, MA, DPhil, FMedSci, FRS, Fellow of the College, and John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Chemical and Structural Biology, has been pre-elected Master of the College to take office on 1 October 2007.
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