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Durham University

St John's College

Alumni and friends

The fabric of St John's College is not merely created by current students and staff but all who have ever passed through its doors and all that ever will. We are here to ensure that we maintain meaningful relationships between our alumni and friends and the College for past, present and future generations.

The St John's College Alumni and Development office exists as a main point of contact for all alumni and friends of the College. We can help with queries about getting in touch with old friends, listing new opportunities to get involved, providing information on events (including reunions), providing a careers network, helping you to support the College and assisting in many different ways - even with your purchase of College merchandise! For any enquires, feel free to get in touch with us at

If you have news to share, whether it be the announcement of a marriage or birth, or information about a book you've published, please let us know. We can share your news with other Johnians in the College Record, which is sent out to all alumni every autumn. Contact to be included in the College Record.

"It's nice to return and roam the corridors that somehow still smell the same, loaf on the lawns and get dressed up for formal. Since graduating we’ve done all manner of things and lived all over the place, but our 5 Year Reunion reminded us that we still have a shared home that we can always come back to and where we will always belong."

Dani, Combined Arts, 2006-2009


Read the College Record to find out more about St John’s and our achievements in the past year.

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