By Miro Cafolla. Since January 2019, the academic and cultural life of the College has been enriched with an Italian language course for beginners. The course immediately received great interest both from John’s students and from members of the wider University, with more than 50 requests to join the classes.
Category: Life in John’s
By Miriam Thurlow. As soon as Cranmer heard that the Durham SU were offering alpacas as a prize for the college who had the highest turnout in the elections, there was great excitement – especially when the ‘Get Cranmer Alpacas’ campaign began.
To celebrate winning £500 from having the best response rate to the International Student Barometer, the College organised a trip to the Beamish Museum
By Matthew Toynbee. Being able to take part in University Challenge is one thing, but being the captain of a team who manages to make it into the semi-finals is a whole different experience altogether. Matthew shares his thoughts of his time taking part in the 2018-19 series of University Challenge
By Clarissa Wemple. Packing for uni is hard, particularly if you’re not sure what to expect. Clarissa shares 5 things that she brought with her, halfway around the world, that she really shouldn’t have wasted luggage space and energy on.
By Miro Cafolla. On the 4 March 2019, St John’s had the great pleasure of listening to a talk by Jurriaan Husken, Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry & Nanofabrication Molecular Nanofabrication group on Nanochemistry for biosensing.
By Jennie Riley. A guide to student wellbeing composed by Postgraduate students for students at all levels.
By Miro Cafolla, Postgraduate and International Tutor. About a month ago, John’s hosted a wonderful…
By Miro Cafolla. For the 2018/19 Café Scientifique series, John’s hosted two brilliant talks focusing on some of the biggest energy challenges facing humanity. Has the future arrived?
By Noreen Mansuri, MA in Theology and Religion. The city of Durham itself is an…