Introduction to Jesus College!

Jesus College will become your home for four weeks this summer; it’s a place seeped in history and tradition, with beautiful grounds and ancient buildings. The college was founded in 1496 on the site a Benedictine nunnery, so some of the architecture dates back to the 12th century.

You will have the month to explore the college, and get to know it’s secrets. Here is a glimpse of what’s to come and we look forward to welcoming you next week.

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The entrance to the college – known as the Chimney after it’s long shape.

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Jesus College’s iconic ‘First Court’.

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Friendly college porters; they are the guardians of the college and will help you navigate during the summer.

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The Cloister – the oldest part of college, dating back to the 12h century.

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The gardeners have been hard at work maintaining the beautiful grounds.

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The college has a new cafe which is open daily (11am – 2pm) for the students to buy sandwiches, coffee and cake.

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A window seat, perfect to while away an afternoon with a book.

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Jesus College’s formal dining hall, where the students eat daily.

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The college has ancient passages and walkways to explore.

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Chapel Court is a central hub for students in the summer.

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