Home » Applying

Schools

A workshop at our Year 12 Archaeology Study Day, 28th March 2014
A workshop at our Year 12 Archaeology Study Day, 28th March 2014

St John’s College is committed to admitting the most talented and committed students, regardless of their social or educational background. The College employs a full-time Access Officer whose role is to help raise the aspirations of students with little or no experience of Cambridge and to provide information, advice and guidance to those considering their higher education options.

If you are a teacher and would like to discuss arranging a visit or event for your students please don't hesitate to contact the Access Officer using the details below.

Click here for upcoming events.

Past school visits and events photo gallery

Follow us @SJC_Admissions on Twitter or Facebook.

Sutton Trust Summer Schools

The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are free subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, for which St John's is a host College.

Area Link Scheme

As part of the University of Cambridge’s Area Link scheme, St John’s works with six local education authorities in particular (although not exclusively) – Blackburn with Darwen, Bolton, Rochdale, Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and Lambeth.

School visits to St John's

We are very keen to welcome groups of students into St John's, on both day and residential visits, and can provide presentations and workshops covering a range of topics including life at St John’s and Cambridge, advice about choosing a course and college, information about the admissions process, and student finance. In addition, it is possible to organise other educational and social activities in and around the College.

Access Officer visits to Schools

The Access Officer is also available to visit Schools, Sixth Forms and Colleges to talk to students, teachers or parents on a similar range of topics to those listed above.

Current students

If you are a current student at St John's and have been in contact with a school, the Access Officer would be very grateful if you could take the time to provide some details. This allows us to keep accurate records of which schools have had contact with St John's.

Contact

Access Officer
Admissions Office
Divinity School
St John's College
Cambridge
CB2 1TP

01223 339361

accessofficer@joh.cam.ac.uk

School visits map

This map shows contacts made by the Access Officer at St John's since January 2010. Blue icons denote a visit made out to a school or college, whilst pink icons indicate an event hosted at St John's. Zoom in and click on the icons for details of a particular visit.

Related content

News

Durham Residential
Students from six different schools in Durham (Durham Johnston, Hermitage, Parkside, Park View, Teesdale and Whitworth Academy) stayed at St John's 4th-6th September 2013, as part of a joint residential event with Christ's College. The students were given an introduction to undergraduate life at Cambridge University...
Dr Warnes and Dr Abbott address the participants in the Year 12 English Study Da
On Thursday 13th June 2013, sixty-six Year 12 students from schools across the country visited Cambridge to discover what it is like to study English at St John's. The students attended lectures given by teaching Fellows on the topics of 'Why popular fiction matters' and 'Reading difficult poems'. Participants also had the...
Justina Kehinde Ogunseitan
English undergraduate Justina Kehinde Ogunseitan recently became the youngest female recipient of the Rare Rising Stars 2013 Award for being one of the top ten black students in the UK. Justina Kehinde received the award for making history in November 2012 when she directed, produced and acted in the first all black and...