College life at St John’s is vibrant, with lots of different societies, sports teams and committees and opportunities to get involved.
Hear from our students at St John's College
Going to the Bailey Room and playing table football until the early hours in first year, chatting with everyone and anyone at mealtimes, going to the bar with choir or friends. It is these special, but everyday things that made John’s feel like my home for four years.
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.
Badminton, Darts, Futsal, Basketball, Cricket, Hockey, Football, Rugby, Mixed Lacrosse, Netball, Pool, Rounders, Running, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball.
Bailey Theatre Company, Cheerleading, Christian Union, Dance, Feminism Society, F1 Society, Golf Society, International Society, John’s Music Society, Wine & Cheese 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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