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Open Days and Visits

Easter Holidays 2016

St John's College will be open as normal for visitors during the Easter holidays. 

Members of the public are welcome to visit St John's College (to see Front Quad, Canterbury Quad, the Garden, the Chapel, and Kendrew Quad) from 1pm to 5pm daily.

Entry is through the main Lodge on the east side of St Giles, or (for the Kendrew Quad) through the Kendrew Lodge some 200 metres north.

Please note that tour groups of more than 14 people must make prior arrangements with the College Lodge: +44 (0)1865 277300.

Open Days 2016 St John’s College

In 2016 we will be holding open days on Wednesday, 29 June,  Thursday, 30 June and Friday, 16 September. For further information please visit University open days or contact Sarah at

We hope very much that you will able to join us. This is what we will be doing and when:

10 am to 5pm College open for drop in visits.

12 – 2pm              Lunch in Hall (booked in visitors only)

Panels in the Auditorium 

1:00  - 1:30 Humanities and Social Sciences at St John’s

2:00  - 2:30 Sciences, Medicine and Maths at St John’s

Tea & Tutors

Please join our tutors for tea and a chat in the Garden Quad

1:30 – 2:15 Humanities and Social Sciences Tutors

2:30 - 3:15 Maths, Medicine and Science Tutors



We are fully booked for the night of the 29th June.

We are pleased to be able to offer a limited amount of accommodation subject to the following conditions:

a. Limited to those coming to Oxford from over 70 miles away

b. For ONE night only

c. Restricted to Open Day Visitors only. We regret we are unable to accommodate parents or other accompanying relatives and friends.

d. Those staying over night will also receive an EVENING MEAL, BREAKFAST and LUNCH

Accommodation is limited so please be sure to book early to avoid disappointment. If you would like to reserve your room, please e-mail with the following information:

  • Name
  • Name and Postcode of School
  • E-mail contact address
  • Any special requirements


We are also pleased to be able to offer LUNCH to day visitors. Lunch will be served between 12 Noon and 2 PM. If you would like to book LUNCH with us please e-mail and be sure to mention any special dietary requirements. Lunch is not available for parents, other accompanying relatives, or friends.

Student Ambassadors

Our Student Ambassadors will be on duty throughout the day to help you. They will all be wearing RED polo shirts so they will be easy to spot.

Feedback - 2016 Open Days

If you attend any of our Open Days we would be very grateful if you could let us know your highlights and suggestions for improvement.

Access and Outreach Officer: Emma Coulson
Admissions Secretary: Sarah Jones

Contact details

St John's College
St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3JP
Work Tel: 01865 277300
Fax: 01865 277435
University of Oxford