Open Days and Events

Upcoming Events and Programmes

Upcoming Events and Programmes

St John's College is pleased to hold regular events for prospective applicants throughout the year. See below for upcoming events and opportunities.

For recordings of events and programmes held online in recent years, head over to our Resources Archive page.

    St John's Masterclasses

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    St John's Masterclasses

    St John's Masterclasses are a series of online, interactive, subject-specific taster sessions delivered in April. They are an opportunity for students who are applying this year to experience Cambridge-level learning.

    For the Masterclass schedule, and to sign up, please click here.

    Teachers and Advisers Q&A Session

    Teachers and Advisers Q&A

    Teachers and Advisers Online Q&A 

    Join Richard Partington (Senior Tutor at St John's College) and Jonathan Padley (Lead Admissions Tutor at Churchill College) for an online evening Q&A session for teachers and HE advisers. There are two sessions - 14th March (7.30-8.30pm) and 24th April (5-6pm).

    To register your attendance at a Teachers and Advisers Q&A session, please follow this link.

    Making Your Application Competitive

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    Making Your Application Competitive

    Prospective Applicants' Q&A Webinars

    In April, May, and June, we are running after-school Zoom webinars to give students applying to Cambridge this year advice and guidance about making a competitive application. Join the College's Senior Tutor and Schools Liaison and Access Officer for an interactive Q&A session about preparing your Cambridge application. Please click here for session dates and the sign-up form.

    St John's Webinar Programme

    St John's Webinar Programme 2023

    We are delighted to announce the launch of this year’s St John’s College Webinar Programme, a series of online sessions running from January to September 2023 to support students on their application journeys to Cambridge. 

    The first webinar session starts at 5pm on Thursday 26th January. The sign-up form is now open.

    The monthly webinars will run on weekday evenings via Zoom. They aim to provide help and guidance to high-achieving students in Year 10-12 who are looking to apply to academically competitive universities like Cambridge. The webinars cover a wide range of topics relating to university applications and student life – from Q&A sessions with undergraduates and advice on A Level choices to workshops on subject exploration and personal statements.

    Parents, carers, teachers, and other supporters are also welcome to attend these sessions - please contact for the session links and for resources for your students.

    The schedule of sessions is as follows:

    • Introduction to University and Cambridge (for Years 10-12) – Thursday 26th January 5pm to 6pm
    • Student Q&A (for Years 10-12) – Thursday 23rd February 5pm to 6pm
    • Choosing your University Subject (for Years 11-12) – Thursday 30th March 5pm to 6pm
    • Study Skills and Super-Curriculars (for Years 10-12) – Thursday 27th April 5pm to 6pm
    • Post-16 Options (for Years 10-11) – Wednesday 24th May 5pm to 6pm
    • Careers and Financial Support at University (for Year 12) – Thursday 25th May 5pm to 6pm
    • Making Competitive Applications (for Year 12) – Thursday 29th June 5pm to 6pm
    • Personal Statement Workshop (for Year 12) – Thursday 27th July 5pm to 6pm
    • Preparing for Sixth Form (for Year 11) – Thursday 31st August 5pm to 6pm
    • Interview Workshop (for new Year 13) – Thursday 14th September 5pm to 6pm


    Please click here for more information and to sign-up to attend the webinar programme.

    Get in touch ( with any questions.

    St John's Webinar Programme 2023

    Experience St John's

    For information on visiting St John's, please see this page.

    If you have any questions regarding admissions please email

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

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