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Food and drink
Eating together is part of College life. It's a great way to catch up with friends and meet new people.
Arts, music, sports and societies
We have a huge range of arts and drama, music, sports, societies and social events on our doorstep.
The Quincentenary Library is the College's working library. We have over 60,000 books and other resources, and we're open 24...
Our historic Old Library holds rare books and manuscripts, as well as writings by members of the College.
The College Archives contain a broad range of records relating to all aspects of the College's history since its foundation...
Jesus College is committed to being as accessible as possible to as many people as possible.
EventsGo to the events section
27 Jun 19.00
Society of St Radegund Annual Dinner
28 Jun 18.15 - 19.00
Choral Evensong for Graduands
30 Jun 9.00
Graduation Ceremony - 30 June 2022 - General Admission
2 Jul 12.00 - 18.00
Donors' Garden Party
2 Jul 18.00 - 18.45
Choral Evensong for Donors and Old Members' Reunion
2 Jul 19.00
Anniversary Dinner (1982, 1992, 2002, 2012) SOLD OUT
Jesuans triumph in university Sports Awards
Winners announced in College short story competition
1972 Jesus men's crew to last go Head of River in Mays reunite 50 years on
Eight crews for May Bumps
The Perils of Interpreting: The Extraordinary Story of Two Translators Between Qing China and the British Empire
Twelfth-century life in the Song capital: Zhang Zeduan's 'Spring Festival on the River'
Hear from our students
It is a well-accepted opinion in Cambridge that Jesus College is the best college and no other college even comes a distant second. Its sports grounds are enormous, its buildings are mesmerising, its libraries are rich, its chapel is the oldest, its accommodation is the best value for money, its international community is diverse, its religious circles are the most welcoming, and its members are the smartest, kindest and the friendliest.
It is one of the central colleges that aims to offer three years accommodation to postgraduates, and has comparatively...
I chose Linguistics at Jesus College, having really enjoyed English Language at A-Level, because I wanted to study topics like child language acquisition and the history of the English language in greater depth. The Linguistics course more than lived up to my expectations; there are so many more areas to study than you realise when you first apply. I especially enjoyed conducting my own experiments in the phonetics lab – it was great to be able to learn practical, as well as theoretical, aspects of Linguistics.
My final year dissertation...
Studying Archaeology at Jesus has been a fantastic experience. For the last three years, I have been able to choose from an enormous range of papers, allowing me to tailor the course to my personal areas of interest. Throughout this, I have benefited from the continued support of (among other brilliant academic staff in College) an archaeologically-specialised Director of Studies and a well stocked archaeology section in the College library, meaning I rarely need to borrow from the department.
Jesus College also offers a range of travel and study grants...
When I arrived at Jesus for my interviews, I fell in love with the beautiful, unique architecture. The open spaces and green areas made me feel at home, and I was determined not to let the opportunity to live and work here slip through my fingers. Our library has one of the largest Classics sections of any College library; it’s right in the middle of College and accessible 24/7.
Classics is a small subject, and only a few universities offer it at the highest level - I chose Cambridge because...
Jesus College has all the benefits of being large, historical and prestigious college, whilst also retaining fantastic welfare: the staff and other students all care about each other, and will be there to cheer you on when you are thriving, but also there to support you if you need any help.
I chose Jesus due to several reasons, including its prime location, where it is very central, and easy to access everywhere, even if you work in one of the institutes further out. I also selected Jesus for its MCR...