College life at St John’s is vibrant, with lots of different societies, sports teams and committees and opportunities to get involved.
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At St John’s, you can get involved in a whole number of sports and societies. While there are already a large number of things on offer, there is always opportunity for students to organise new teams and societies that fellow Johnians will love.
Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cricket, Darts, Football, Ultimate Frisbee, Hockey, Lacrosse, Netball, Pool, Rounders, Rugby, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Climbing, Jumba Society (Zumba), Salsa Society.
Art Society, Bailey Theatre Company, Board Game Society, Cheese Society, Christian Union, John's Chronicle (blog), John’s Environment Society, John’s Music Society (which includes various ensembles), Feminism Society, John's Real Ale Society, Poker Society, Whiskey Society.
In this video, the Chapel Choir sings at St George's Church, Cullercoats.
The Chapel Choir of St John's College offers 16 choral scholarships to students of Durham University, as well as two organ scholarships.
Each Wednesday at 17:15 during term time, the Choir sings Evensong in the 12th century college chapel - The Chapel of St Mary The Less. This service is open for anyone to attend and enjoy.
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