A warm welcome to our 2016 Freshers!
Just found out you're coming to John's? We're delighted you'll be joining us! In just a few weeks, you'll be walking through our renowned wooden doors and beginning the next, exciting chapter of your life. Please click on the image below for more information which will help you before you join us.
We very much look forward to seeing you.
PS: Joining instructions for new St John's College students will reach you electronically by the end of the week commencing 22 August, assuming your college allocation at St John's remains confirmed.
About St John's College
Founded in 1909, St John’s College boasts a lively and diverse mix of students and is like no other Durham college.
Set in a series of beautiful listed buildings in Durham's historic heart, the College enjoys stunning views of the Norman Cathedral and River Wear.St John's is one of the smallest colleges, and is renowned for its welcoming and supportive atmosphere.
St John's has two distinctive yet engaged communities at its heart: a diverse community of undergraduates, postgraduates and academics studying for University degrees in all disciplines, and Cranmer Hall, a thriving Anglican theological college in which people are educated and formed for church leadership.
The College has a degree of independence within the University, both financially and in its governance. Our students study for University degrees alongside members of other colleges, but we have the freedom to do things a little differently.
Explore St John's College
|Sat, 22 October 2016||11:00am||Alumni Day in Göttingen|
|Fri, 1 September 2017||Until 12:00am||Homecoming: St John's Alumni Reunion Weekend 2017|
|Sat, 2 September 2017||Until 12:00am||Homecoming: St John's Alumni Reunion Weekend 2017|
|Sun, 3 September 2017||Until 12:00am||Homecoming: St John's Alumni Reunion Weekend 2017|
Dr Kathryn Pritchard discusses religion and science in 'Nature'
One of our College research projects, ‘Equipping Christian leaders in an Age of Science’ which is headed by the Principal has led to our project manager Dr Kathryn Pritchard being commissioned by Nature to write an article. This a somewhat of a first for science and religion in this journal!
Read the article, 'Religion and science can have a true dialogue', here: http://www.nature.com/news/religion-and-science-can-have-a-true-dialogue-1.20627
(28 Sep 2016)
Leading thinkers in science and technology contribute to new book
Written for general readers of all religious backgrounds, Reason and Wonder, a new book published by SPCK, introduces some of the most fruitful discussions now taking place between leading thinkers in science and theology. As Professor Priest writes in his Preface: ‘In this integrated approach, the notion of science as a monolithic concept is shattered. Instead, the sciences and humanities represent a rainbow tapestry, linked by a common search for understanding, using reason and imagination.’
Warden of Cranmer Hall announced as the new Bishop of Berwick
Cranmer Hall and St John’s College are delighted to report that our Warden, the Revd Canon Mark Tanner, has been nominated as the new Bishop of Berwick, in the Diocese of Newcastle.
Audio transcript of the 2016 Cundy Christian Unity Lecture now available
The Rt. Revd Dr Rowan Williams presented the annual Cundy Christian Lecture, "Unity and the Cost of Discipleship" on 1 June 2016 in St John's College. An audio transcript of this lecture is now available here.
St John's celebrates granting of planning permission for new Learning Resource Centre
We are delighted to share the news that we have finally been granted planning permission to build our new Learning Resource Centre. A heartfelt thanks to all our friends, supporters and neighbours who have been part of the long journey to this decision.
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Latest news and information from the College of St John's at Durham University
- An article on science and religion published in... 'Nature'!? Read Dr Kathryn Pritchard's piece here: https://t.co/h4iUHxQK6T
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- Dr Rich Bregazzi experienced the violent clashes in Juba, South Sudan, this July. Read his personal account here: https://t.co/PxaU8kxN2M
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- Our annual Borderlands lecture is almost here! If you haven't signed up yet then thankfully we still have a few spa… https://t.co/52GLD8iPKx
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- Don't miss out on our alumni gathering in Gottingen on 22nd October. More information here: https://t.co/IY2rdrntEt
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- Issue 4 of the Theology and Ministry Journal is now live - view it online here: https://t.co/dtl6YnKKdK
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- Just wanted to make sure you'd spotted this! @drbexl @cranmerhall @pmphillips @tanner_mark https://t.co/8EQMDiazGW
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- Professor Wilkinson's full talk given at the @leedsCofE conference with @profbriancox @christiantoday https://t.co/G7EcmARcIt
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