Undergraduate Admissions 2020 – statement

St John’s College welcomes the announcement by Ofqual that the regrading algorithm is to be scrapped. All students who have already received confirmation of their offers will be admitted. We are delighted that we shall now also be able to admit all offer-holders whose Centre-Assessed Grades meet the conditions of their offers (and who still wish to come).

As many students as possible will be admitted in 2020. Some deferrals to 2021 may prove necessary (for example, where numbers of students on a given course are capped). 

Our Admissions Team have been in touch with all of our entrants, and will continue to work closely and supportively with them on a one-to-one basis as the situation evolves. They are also in contact with those offer-holders who are planning to appeal their CAGs or to sit A-level exams in the autumn. Those who meet their offers through these routes will also be admitted.

We look forward to welcoming our latest generation of brilliant students to the College in October, and to nurturing their talents in a safe, intellectually rewarding and supportive environment. 

St John’s is deeply committed to widening participation at Cambridge. Our 2020 intake will see record numbers from state schools, and from disadvantaged backgrounds. This has been true both before and after Ofqual’s announcement.

Please also see the University’s statement

Published: 18/08/2020

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