Open Days and Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

St John's College is pleased to hold regular events for prospective applicants throughout the year.

See below for upcoming events and opportunities! 

West Midlands Webinar Series 2022

West Midlands Webinar Series 2022

Please note: If you will be in Year 12 at a state school in the West Midlands in 2022 (i.e. you are currently in Year 11), you can register interest here to receive a notification when applications open next year.

We are excited to be working alongside colleges at both the University of Oxford and University of Cambridge for the West Midlands Webinars 2021. These will be a series of four online sessions for Year 12 students at state schools or sixth form colleges in the West Midlands. This includes St John's link area of Shropshire.

The webinars will cover various aspects of applying to, preparing for, and studying at Oxford and Cambridge. The session are suitable for any student hoping to apply to competitive universities. If you’re a high-achieving student (aiming to achieve above AAA at A Level), intellectually curious and ambitious, then these webinars will be a great start for your university journey.

Programme details will be available soon.

As these sessions will run as Zoom webinars, your camera and microphone will not be enabled, and you will only be able to communicate with the hosts/panelists running the session by typing questions into the Q&A box. 

To apply for this programme, you must:

  • currently be in Year 12
  • be attending a state school or sixth form college in the West Midlands
    • The West Midlands are the following regions:
      • Birmingham
      • Coventry
      • Dudley
      • Herefordshire
      • Sandwell
      • Shropshire
      • Solihull
      • Staffordshire
      • Stoke-on-Trent
      • Telford and Wrekin
      • Walsall
      • Warwickshire
      • Wolverhampton
      • Worcestershire

We hope to offer as many students as possible a place on these webinars. However, if we have more applications than places available, we will prioritise students who match one or more of the following criteria:

  • Have lived, or are currently living, in local authority care
  • Are eligible, or have been eligible within the past six years, for free school meals
  • Are a refugee
  • Have caring responsibilities for a family member
  • Live in neighbourhoods with low overall progression rates to higher education
  • Have no parental history of higher education
  • Have a disability

St John's Poster Competition

St John's Poster Competition

The theme for the 2021 St John's Poster Competition was 'Connecting'. We were very impressed with all the entries and the winners have now been chosen.

View our Winners' Gallery

July Open Days



St John's College held Virtual Open Days w/c 5th July 2021, and released a number of new online resources. Head to our Resources Archive to access them! 

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St John's Webinar Programme

St John's Webinar Programme

2021 saw the launch of a brand new webinar programme with opportunities for students from Year 10 - 13. 

For more information and to watch recordings of the webinars, head here! 

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Experience St John's

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 Crisis, the College is currently closed to visitors. If you have any questions regarding admissions please email instead.

For information about the College, University and applications, including panels with our current students, please check out our Resources Archive

For external resources suggested for super-curricular exploration, head to our Schools and Resources page.