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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.

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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.

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The Nida Trust in the Lightfoot Room, Divinity School
A group of students from the Nida Trust visited St John’s College in late February; a visit which was organised by the Access Officer in conjunction with Cambridge Interfaith. The day began with a 'Scriptural Reasoning' session run by the Interfaith team and was followed by lunch in the College Buttery.
Year 11 students from Sirius Academy in Hull visited St John’s in late November for an introduction to life at Cambridge. The visit began with a talk from the Admissions Tutor on College life, how to select a course and what Cambridge is looking for in applicants. The students then toured College with current...
In mid-November, a group of Year 9 and 10 students from St Gabriel’s College in Lambeth visited St John’s for an introduction to Higher Education. The day involved an Introduction to Cambridge talk with the Access Officer on topics such as College life, student finance and how to select a course. This was followed by lunch...