St. John’s College is a residential college for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting scholars from around the world who study and teach at the University of British Columbia. We seek to inspire a global vision and foster a spirit of community among our residents and alumni through multicultural education, intercultural understanding, and international exchange. We cultivate lasting friendships across diverse backgrounds by dining together and creating a home away from home. We bring you the world around our table We aspire to create an atmosphere of social and intellectual engagement through dialogues, lectures, workshops, and other activities. We are committed to enriching the intellectual and cultural life of the University, as well as welcoming and engaging with off-campus communities. We strive to embody the traditions of academic excellence and public service inherited from our founders, the alumni of St. John’s University Shanghai. Our mission statement has been translated into 11 languages by our international residents and we are working on adding further translations!
We provide a "home away from home" for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting scholars from all over the globe. Approximately 80% of our community come from 45 different countries. We bring our community the world around our table. Find out what SJC can offer you. Looking for place to stay during your visit to UBC? Book one of our well-appointed guest rooms that are available to academic visitors and enjoy the warmth of our community and our first rate meal plan included with your stay. How about a venue for your next meeting, conference, or lecture? We have those too! Find out more about our meeting rooms and catering services. We have many events throughout the academic year that the UBC community and general public are welcome to attend. Check out our Events Calendar regularly and join us for dinner before or after the event.