College news

14 September 2006
Johnians will remember that the Master wrote to them in November last year announcing the magnificent benefaction from Nick Corfield (BA 1981, Honorary Fellow 2001) of £1m to set up a Matching Programme for Bursaries.  Under the matching programme, donations to the College for the Bursary Scheme will be matched £ for £ until the £1,000,000 fund is...
1 August 2006
Stefan Fafinski (BA 1989) wins Joseph Lister Award from the British Association for the Advancement of Science. For further information, click on the link below.http://www.bcs.org/content/ConWebDoc/4175
31 July 2006
RESULTS, RESULTS, RESULTS!!! Well, it's that time of year again: sunshine and tension with exam results declared, declaring or ready to be declared. For those of you awaiting A-levels - and also those who have already received their results - this is what happens next!!!
19 July 2006
Professor Richard Perham will retire from the Office of Master on 30 September 2007. The Fellows of the College are therefore seeking to elect a successor to hold office from 1 October 2007 and hope to be in a position to do so later this year. To that end a confidential list of names of men and women of distinction is being drawn up for consideration....
19 July 2006
The third and final webcast by the Choir is now available. The service is free but you will need to have a browser with flash installed on your PC to be able to listen on-line. This is a pilot project and the College is keen receive feedback on the service.  The College also welcomes donations in support of this service so that it may continue in...
11 July 2006
Although our formal Open Days have now taken place there are still many opportunities to visit the College over the summer. The Admissions Office is geared up to receive drop-in visitors all year round, and we can answer most of your more general questions. You can wander round College on a self-guided tour whilst you are here, and even have lunch in the...
7 July 2006
The Lady Margaret Boat Club was founded in 1825 and is the Boat Club of St John's College, Cambridge. It has its own Boathouse which was recently extended and modernised and which includes a well-equipped gym and a workshop. The Club is seeking a full-time Boat Club Manager.
3 July 2006
Rowland Manthorpe (BA 2005) has won the second Ben Pimlott prize for political writing. His 'Spirit of the Brits' appeared in the Guardian review section on Saturday 1 July. An edited version of his essay can be viewed on the Guardian website.http://www.theguardian.com/books/2006/jul/01/featuresreviews.guardianreview29   
29 June 2006
Dr. Keith Johnstone, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Plant Sciences, has won a national award for his part in improving teaching and learning across the biological sciences at Cambridge University. The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) chose fifty winners from a record 242 nominations from universities and colleges across the country. The...
26 June 2006
  A prize (value £120) will be awarded for the best short dissertation or essay, not more than 10,000 words in length, on a subject in English History  
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