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St John's College

St John’s is proud of its reputation for academic excellence within a vibrant, supportive and socially diverse community. We offer one of the widest ranges of subject choice for undergraduates, taught by tutors and lecturers who are experts in their fields. Our excellent academic facilities include a new, fully accessible study centre.

Students at St John’s College

Undergraduates benefit from reasonably priced meals and accommodation. With on-site rooms guaranteed for the duration of a degree, we are able to build a strong sense of community. We also offer additional grants and prizes to help with academic-related expenses, such as books and computing equipment, travel and vacation study, projects and dissertations.

A diverse range of programmes and facilities for art, music, sport and drama offer all our students the chance to pursue their wider interests, from beginner to expert level.

Read more on the college website.

St John’s is...

...a supportive community coupled with outstanding facilities and teaching.

…able to provide me with amazing opportunities.

…the place I’ve met the most interesting, intelligent and impressive people.

…great for cheap and good quality food – especially Hall breakfasts.

…fantastic for accommodation. You can live in for all years of your course.

College facilities

To compare facilities across different colleges, please visit our College Facilities Table.

St John's CollegeEvents are held at the college throughout the year.

College accommodation
All first years on site
Usually offered for all years
Usually offered for three yearsN/A
Usually offered for first year and one other yearN/A
Some vacation storage for international students
Dining hall
Gym on site
Library open 24/7
Computer rooms/stations
Wi-Fi throughout college
Music room
Theatre/performance space
Multi-faith prayer room
Clubs & societies activities
Music society
Dramatic society
College student magazine/paper
Some subject societies
Other societies
In order to ensure that all areas of the UK are fully supported by the University of Oxford, our colleges are working together to establish Oxford for UK, a series of regional outreach programmes offering tailored and local support to students of mixed ages, their parents and teachers.
Getting in touch with the college linked to your region has no influence on your chances of being accepted to this or any other particular college. You are also very welcome to get in touch with any other college for advice about applying or studying here.
St John's College is part of Oxford for South East.

Link Local Authorities

Brighton and Hove
East Sussex
West Sussex



Access and Outreach at St John's
Access Lead: Richard Waters
 +44 (0) 1865 277350

Admissions Office : +44 (0) 1865 277317

Postal address:
St John's College
St Giles, Oxford OX1 3JP