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Professor Jolyon Mitchell appointed as new Principal

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Jolyon Mitchell as our new Principal. Professor Mitchell, who is currently at New College, University of Edinburgh, will take up the role as head of St John’s on 1 September 2023.
portrait of Jolyon Mitchell next to a bush

John’s alum nominated for BAFTA

Alice Oseman, St John's alum, has been nominated for a BAFTA
Heartstopper 1

In memoriam: Rosemary Cramp

Professor Dame Rosemary Cramp has died at the age of 93.
Rosemary Cramp

The Coronation of King Charles III

Words from our Principle on the coronation of King Charles III

Bishop Pontien Joins as Visiting Fellow

We are delighted to have Bishop Pontein with us as a Visiting Fellow from 15 April to 5 June.The Right Revd Pontien Ribakare is currently Bishop of the Diocese of Rutana in Burundi, Central-East Africa. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of the Bujumbura Christian University (BCU’s governing body) as well as Chairman of the General Assembly of the Burundi Mission Alliance. He is also a member of the Anglican Consultative Council, within the Anglican Communion.
Bishop Pontien

In Memoriam: Paul Burbridge

It is with great sadness that we learnt over the weekend of the death of Paul Burbridge after a short illness.  Paul was co-founder of Riding Lights Theatre Company in the 1970s which was strategically significant in opening the arts as a place for Christian creative thinking, mission and ministry. 
Paul Burbridge

Appointment of Revd Canon Smitha Prasadam as Bishop of Huddersfield

Downing Street announced today that the Revd Canon Smitha Prasadam, currently Chaplain of St Albans, Copenhagen, and member of College Council, will take up the role of Bishop of Huddersfield.
Revd Canon Smitha Prasadam

The Extinction and Survival of Religious Belief in a Science Dominated World

Are religious belief and science necessarily mutually exclusive?
David Wilkinson lecture

In Memoriam: Professor Tom McLeish FRS

It is with great sadness that the College heard of the death of Professor Tom McLeish. Tom was for many years a great friend to the College and long time co-investigator on our Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science (ECLAS) project. Tom founded the project with the Principal and contributed wisdom, boundless energy and a passion which celebrated both science and Christian faith.
Professor Tom McLeish

ECLAS receives £6M grant for global outreach

The Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science project at St John’s has been awarded a five-year, £6.2million grant to support bishops and senior Christian leaders worldwide to engage with science.
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New Principal Recruitment

The College is now in the process of recruiting for a new Principal.

Death of Rev Professor Anthony Thiselton FBA

The College is sad to hear the news of the death of Rev Professor Anthony Thiselton FBA who was Principal of St John’s from 1988 to 1992.
Portrait of deceased Rev Professor Anthony Thisteton.