• Introduction to St John’s

    Once you get past the talk of being the richest Oxford College (may take a while), St John’s is a myth busting college that has an easy going student body with strong academic performance. Life at St John’s is fun and chilled out. It is very diverse with a strong community spirit. Students come from all […]

    Find out more
  • Oxford Dictionary

    Ball: An Oxford Ball. Plenty of food, drink, music, and glamorous dresses though. Bod: abbreviation for the Bodleian Library. Bops: What happens when you have a bunch of students with nothing to do on a Saturday night, all the pubs have kicked you out and you have a basement available with a few disco lights […]

    Find out more
  • Studying at St Johns

    At John’s, it’s possible to balance a healthy social life with the high academic standards that the college prides itself on. I’d be lying if I said that the jump from secondary education to Oxford isn’t a big one, but, with the support from our tutors and other academic staff we give it a good […]

    Find out more
  • Food

    The food is one of the highlights of St John’s life and that’s no mean feat. The meals in hall are cheap, frequently delicious and extremely varied; there are always exotic looking vegetarian options for the less carnivorous, and even those with the most voracious of appetites will struggle to splash over £4 on the […]

    Read More
  • Finance

    St John’s is amazing at making sure that finances aren’t a burden on your Oxford experience. So many shops take student discount here – it’s amazing! And you don’t even need to buy a NUS card, they’ll happily accept your Oxford University card. Happy days! Hall food – Hall food is incredibly cheap, and really […]

    Read More
  • Entz

    The first thoughts when you apply to an Oxford College aren’t such that would necessarily focus on it as a centre of social activity, but that certainly isn’t true at St John’s! Here at St John’s no matter what activities you like to involve yourself in there is something for everyone. Starting with the ‘party’ […]

    Read More
  • Sports

    Sport at St. John’s is as varied as you could imagine. There are college teams for most sports, with new teams being created still. As you might expect for an Oxford college, rowing is a hugely popular sport here, and in recent years St. John’s College Boat Club (SJCBC) has enjoyed huge success in the […]

    Read More
  • Societies

    A large part of the university experience, if not the most important part, is discovering new interests and developing the passions that you already have. Societies are a central part of St John’s life and a brilliant way of meeting new people. Keen musicians will enjoy the St John’s and St Anne’s Orchestra (friendly and […]

    Read More
  • Just before you go

    St John’s offers almost every course studied at Oxford (except Material Sciences and Earth Sciences). Accommodation is provided in college for the length of your course. It’s one of the most socially diverse colleges in Oxford. Food in hall is available on a pay-as-you-go system so no catering bills in advance. The terms at Oxford […]

    Read More