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Welcome Dr. Chris Lee

Our new Acting Principal at St. John's College!

Graduation Celebration

Congratulations to our SJC residents graduating at UBC!

Hot Lunch

Join your colleague for some great food and conversations!

Sense of Place

with Minelle Mahtani, Host of Sense of Place. Take a listen to some of the past shows...

@Roundhouse983 on Twitter and at Roundhouse Radio on Facebook

Meet me at the Clock Tower

The clocktower acts a meeting place for residents on their various journeys.

Waterscapes: Johannean Journeys

"Waterscapes: Johannean Journeys"... SJC's art installation featuring over 1,000 paper boats!

Applying to SJC!

We accept applications for membership on an ongoing basis.

The World Around Our Table

Our Dining Hall has nearly 100 flags representing the countries of our residents who made SJC their "home away from home."

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

2111 Lower Mall
(corner of Lower Mall & University Blvd.) University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
CANADA Tel: 604.822.8788
Fax: 604.822.8885
Email: sjc.reception@ubc.ca

Find a staff member

The West Parkade is conveniently located directly across the street from the College.
If a locally-sourced dinner with good food and conversation sounds good, then please join us for dinner. Check out this week's menu.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Who We Are

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!

What We Do

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.

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St. John's College
2111 Lower Mall,
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604.822.8788
Fax: 604.822.8885

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