St John's College Oxford

St John's students excel in Finals examinations

Date 23 July 2018

Many congratulations to this year's Finalists who have performed extremely well in their examinations. They achieved an amazing 60 First Class results in Final Honour Schools.

Outstanding subject areas include Chemistry with 6 Firsts, Classics/Classical Archaeology & Ancient History and Joint Schools with 6, English with 4, Law and LSE with 5, Mathematics and Joint Schools with 6, and all 5 of our Psychology and Joint Schools Finalists.

In addition, these Finalists are to be congratulated for winning the following Prizes:

  • JAMES ALSTER, Gaisford Undergraduate Essay Prize for best thesis in Greek language and literature in FHS of Literae Humaniores, Classics & English, Classics & Modern Languages, and Classics & Oriental Studies
  • SSUUNA GOLOOBA-MUTEBI, 2nd De Paravicini Prize for best overall performance by a Course II student in the FHS of Literae Humaniores, and the Arnold Ancient History Prize for best performance in the Ancient History written papers in the FHS of Literae Humaniores
  • KAREN HEATHCOTE, Organic Chemistry and Chemical Biology Part II Thesis Prize
  • EMMA JONES, Biochemical Society Prize, and a FHS Part II Research Project Prize in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
  • SHU FEI LIM, Law Faculty Prize for Civil Dispute Resolution
  • CHRISTOPHER LITTLE, Part II Physical & Theoretical Chemistry Thesis Prize
  • RORY MACLEAN, Thomas Whitcombe Greene Prize for best overall performance in Classical Art or Archaeology in the FHS of Literae Humaniores, Ancient & Modern History, and Classical Archaeology & Ancient History
  • BRUNO MARINIC, 3rd Prize GlaxoSmithKline Award in Organic Chemistry Part II
  • ALEXANDER RICE, The British Telecom Research and Technology Prize for Mathematics and Computer Science for best overall performance with special regard for computer science papers in the FHS in Mathematics & Computer Science (Parts A & B)
  • TEREZA RUZICKOVA, Gibbs Prize for best overall performance in FHS of Experimental Psychology and Examiners’ Congratulatory First for excellent achievement in FHS of Experimental Psychology
  • RHYS STEELE, Gibbs Dissertation Prize, FHS Mathematics (Part C)
  • ANGUS TYRRELL, Gibbs Prize in Law (Proxime) and the Slaughter and May Prize in Contract Law
  • WONSUK YANG, Junior Mathematical Prize for excellent performance in FHS Mathematics (Parts A & B)

This excellent performance is reflected in the interim 2018 Norrington Table where St John's is in a very strong first place. The Norrington Table, produced by the University of Oxford, compares the final degree classes of undergraduate at all the Oxford colleges.